805, 2017

How to have a better death

End-of-life care How to have a better death Death is inevitable. A bad death is not IN 1662 a London haberdasher with an eye for numbers published the first quantitative account of death. John Graunt [...]

1204, 2017

Nadie pide morir por un dolor tratable

La eutanasia y los paliativos son derechos complementarios. Regular la muerte voluntaria impulsa el desarrollo de mejores cuidados al final de la vida Luis Montes En el debate sobre despenalización de la eutanasia, algunos grupos [...]

2703, 2017

Joint advocacy for palliative care in Delhi

Author: Dr Mary Ann Mukaden (IAPC), Prof. Julia Downing (ICPCN), Dr Stephen Connor (WHPCA), Dr Veronic Dinand (IAP) 17 March 2017 Following the recent successful Indian Association of Palliative Care Conference (IAPCON) in Coimbatore, a [...]

1901, 2017

BMJ publishes summary of NICE guidance on end of life care for infants, children and young people

Last month the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published a helpful summary of the NICE guidance on end of life care for infants, children and young people with life limiting conditions. A helpful 4 page summary [...]

1901, 2017

American Children Deserve a Better Death

Here’s one way we can give it to them. By Eleanor Cummins In America, we tend not to die well. The U.S. ranked ninth out of 80 countries on the Economist’s Quality of Death Index [...]

1901, 2017

How the United States Is Changing End of Life Care

JANUARY 8TH 2017 By: Mike Rothschild @rothschildmd As people live longer and medicine becomes more advanced, doctors have more ability than ever to hold off death. Yet many people put virtually no thought into whether [...]