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Articles

McSkimming S, London M, Lieberman C, Geerling E. “Improving Response to Life-Threatening Illness.” Health Progress, 85(1): 26-33, 2004.
(Supportive Care of the Dying)

Rabow MW, Dibble SL, Pantilat SZ, McPhee SJ. “The Comprehensive Care Team: A Controlled Trial of Outpatient Palliative Medicine Consultation.” Archives of Internal Medicine, 164: 83-91, 2004.
(University of California – San Francisco)

Rabow MW, Schanche K, Petersen JJ, Dibble SL, McPhee SJ. “Patient Perceptions of an Outpatient Palliative Care Intervention: ‘It had been on my mind before, but I did not know how to start talking about death’.” Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 26: 1010-1015, 2003.
(University of California – San Francisco)

 

Audiovisual
The CALL Care Story: Life-Affirming Care – Lessons in Healing, a 14 minute videotape featuring interviews with CALL Care patients and health practitioners, targeted for Catholic audiences. Portland, OR: Supportive Care of the Dying: A Coalition for Compassionate Care, 2003.
(Supportive Care of the Dying)

The CALL Care Story: Life-Affirming Care – Lessons in Healing Version II, a 13 minute videotape featuring interviews with CALL Care patients and health practitioners, targeted for non-Catholic audiences. Portland, OR: Supportive Care of the Dying: A Coalition for Compassionate Care, 2003.
(Supportive Care of the Dying)

A Nurse Looks at Comfort at Home, part of the series: On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying, Discussion Guide. KQED-TV, San Francisco, California. September 2000. View at: www.pbs.org/wnet/onourownterms

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.