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Hospice Care
An overview of the history of hospice care in the United States.
# 110911 | 1,280 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Jan 02, 2009 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , Medical and Health (General)

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The paper discusses how the hospice notion began to gain support in America with the first American hospice opened in the 1970s. The paper explains how in a hospice, terminally ill patients can die with dignity and in as much comfort as possible, and can be surrounded with friends and loved ones. The paper concludes with the prediction that hospices will continue to flourish in the US.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Editors. "History of Hospice Care." National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. 2008. 14 March 2008.<http://www.nhpco.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3285>
  • Munley, Anne. The Hospice Alternative: A New Context for Death and Dying. New York: Basic Books, 1983.
  • "What Is Hospice Care?." The Hastings Center Report 33.2 (2003): 6+.

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