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New York Times - May 22, 2017
A dialysis center in Paterson, N.J. Illnesses like renal failure often prove terminal, yet their uncertain progression can make it hard for patients and their families ...
 

Judy Malinowski moved to palliative care, but family isn't giving up ...


NBC4i.com - May 23, 2017
We have some sad news to report about a story so many of our viewers have followed.
 

Palliative Care Improves Quality of Life for Cancer Patients


Boston magazine - May 23, 2017
Living with cancer can completely change life as you know it. It disrupts plans, stresses relationships and affects the way you function day to day. Although ...
 

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CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2017


by: Maxine A. Papadakis, Stephen J. McPhee, Michael W. Rabow

This #1 annual internal medicine and clinical practice guide turns the latest research into improved patient outcomes – now fully updated and revised.

Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, .
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Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life


by: Jessica Nutik Zitter M.D.
For readers of Being Mortal and Modern Death, an ICU and Palliative Care specialist offers a framework for a better way to exit life that will change our medical culture at the deepest level


In medical school, no one teaches you how to let a patient die.

Jessica Zitter became a doctor because she wanted to be a hero. She elected to specialize in critical care—to become an ICU physician—and imagined herself swooping in to rescue patients from the brink of death.
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Living with Cancer: A Step-by-Step Guide for Coping Medically and Emotionally with a Serious Diagnosis


by: Vicki A. Jackson, David P. Ryan, Michelle D. Seaton

The prospect of entering treatment is overwhelming for anyone facing a diagnosis of cancer. While patients have access to a vast amount of medical information online, this advice is often unreliable or confusing. In Living with Cancer, Drs. Vicki A. Jackson and David P. Ryan have crafted the first step-by-step guide aimed at helping people with this life-defining disease grasp what’s happening to them while coping physically and emotionally with cancer treatment.

An empathetic resource full of relatable patient stories, this book teaches patients and caregivers how to ask the right questions to get the best possible care―beginning at the moment of diagnosis.
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Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life Care


This book isn’t about dying. It’s about life and what life has to teach us. It’s about caring and what giving care really means. 

In Awake at the Bedside, pioneers of palliative and end-of-life care as well as doctors, chaplains, caregivers and even poets offer wisdom that will challenge, uplift, comfort—and change the way we think about death. 

Equal parts instruction manual and spiritual testimony, it includes specific instructions and personal accounts to inspire, counsel, and teach.
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Palliative Care: What Is It And Who Is It For?


This short video explains what palliative care is and what palliative care teams do to help those with serious illness.
 

Palliative Care: YOU Are a BRIDGE


This video animation compares palliative care to the foundation of a bridge. While illness may weaken the foundation, the palliative care team provides a ...
 

Introduction to palliative care


Palliative Care is a comparatively recently developed speciality, focusing on caring for patients with terminal illness. This 25 minute introduction looks at the ...
 

What is Palliative Care?


 

Perinatal Palliative Care - The Zimmer Family Story


Watch an amazing story how Meriter's Perinatal Palliative Care Program worked with the Zimmer family as they remember and cherish the short time they had ...