Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a collection of essays, articles and documents related to controversial issues. Be aware that these are mostly opinion pieces. This collection has a few titles that deal specifically with issues of death and dying:
A quick note on the difference between hospice care and palliative care. Although both focus on the management and relief of pain, hospice care is provided for terminally ill patients with a life expectancy of 6 months or less. Palliative care may be used in hospice situations, but palliative care may also be used for patients who are not terminally ill and are seeking treatment.
The following articles are available from online encyclopedias in the libraries' collections. You must use your ACCeID to access these off campus.