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End of Life
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David Kessler is an end of life specialist as well as the author of The Needs of the Dying: a guide for bringing hope, comfort and love to life’s final chapter published in 2000 by HarperCollins Publishers.

Dying for a Good Death

Dr. Ira Byock has been involved in hospice and palliative care since 1978. Dr. Byock is a frequent workshop and keynote presenter at state, regional, national and international meetings and has appeared on numerous national television and radio programs.

Completing the Continuum of Cancer Care: Integrating Life-Prolongation and Palliation

Dr. Pamela Whitten is Assistant Professor in the Department of Telecommunication at Michigan State University. She has published over 30 articles on Telemedicine.

Telehospice: A Bistate Project to Improve End-of-Life Care

Dr. Diane Meier is the Co-director of The Robert Wood Johnson Center to Advance Palliative Care at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she is also the Director of the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Professor of Geriatrics and Internal Medicine and the Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics.

Planning a Hospital-based Palliative Care Program: A Primer for Institutional Leaders

Dr. Susan Miller is an assistant professor of community health (research) who has been at the Center for Gerontology & Health Care Research since 1997. She is also presently studying the utilization of hospice continuous care and factors influencing this use.

Use of Medicare's Hospice Benefit by Nursing Facility Residents

Sumner is the Children's Program Director, creating innovative services and programs to meet the needs of families with life-threatening children, as well as perinatal hospice and children of adult hospice patients.

The New Frontier in Pediatrics and Pregnancy: Perinatal Hospice Care

Betty Ferrell, PhD, FAAN, Research Scientist, City of Hope National Medical Center and Rose Virani, RN, C, BSN, MHA, OCN, Research Specialist, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California.
Nursing responds to the demand for improved end-of-life-care

Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School
Palliative Care and Rehabilitation of Cancer Patients

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