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BMC Palliative Care
"BMC Palliative Care publishes peer-reivewed research articles regarding all aspects of hospice and palliative care for the dying and for
those with profound suffering related to chronic illness." Here are the most recent articles:
Palliative Care and Pain Websites
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.
U.S. Pain Foundation
"The mission of U.S. Pain Foundation is
to empower, educate, connect, and advocate for people living with chronic conditions that cause pain."
Center to Advance Palliative Care
"The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) provides health care professionals with the tools, training and technical assistance necessary to start and sustain successful palliative care programs in hospitals and other health care settings."
National Paliative Care Research Center
"The mission of the National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC) is to strengthen the evidence-based foundation needed for health policy and clinical practice in palliative care medicine by growing and supporting the community of palliative care research scientists and stimulating expanded research and innovation."
American Academy of Pain Medicine
"Founded in 1983, AAPM is the medical specialty society representing physicians and their team members practicing in the field of pain medicine."
The following articles are available from online encyclopedias in the libraries' collections. You must use your ACCeID to access these off campus.