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Articles

Braveman C and Cohen LM. “Discontinuation of Dialysis: The Role of Hospice and
Palliative Care.” American Association of Hospice & Palliative Medicine Bulletin, 3:1-
17, 2002.
(Baystate Medical Center)

Byock I and Miles S. “Hospice Benefits and Phase I Cancer Trials.” Annals of Internal
Medicine
, 138(4): 335–337, 2003.

Cohen LM, “Palliative Care for Patients Who Have Discontinued Dialysis,” Home
Health Care Consultant
, 9:26-30, 2002.
(Baystate Medical Center)

Cox-Hayley D, Muir JC, Stocking C, Hougham G, Sachs GA. "Not Ready for Hospice: Characteristics of Patients in a Pre-Hospice Program." American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, 18(6): 1-6, 2001.
(University of Chicago)

Gaseau M. “Inmate Hospice: An Alternative for a Growing Elderly and Chronically Ill Population.” The Corrections Connection, February, 1999. www.corrections.com
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

Holman GH and Forman WB. “On the 10th Anniversary of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM): The First 10 Years.” American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 18: 275-278, 2001.
(University of New Mexico)

"Inpatient palliative care is the next frontier for hospice.” Hospice Management Advisor, June 2001.
(Cooper Green Hospital)

Ratcliff M. “Hospice in Prisons – The U.S. Experience.” Hospice Information Bulletin, 2002. London: The Hospice Information Service, St Christopher’s Hospice.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

Ratcliff M and Cohn F. “Hospice with GRACE: Reforming Care for Terminally Ill Inmates.” Corrections Today, February 2000.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

Taylor P. “Grief and Hospice Care for the Correctional Community: Training, Nurturing, and Mentoring of Staff.” Journal of Correctional Health Care: Special Issue: End-of-Life Care in Corrections, 9(2): 2002.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

Townsend G. “Why Don’t More African American’s Utilize Hospice.” Last Acts Newsletter, Winter 2001.
(Cooper Green Hospital)

 

Reports
Applying Hospice Principles to the Care of the High Risk Newborn, 2000. VA: Alexandria. Children’s International Project on Palliative/Hospice Services (CHIPPS), Compendium of Pediatric Palliative Care, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
(SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital)

 

Press Coverage
Can House Calls Cut Costs?: Valley Test May Reshape Medicare”. The Arizona Republic, Phoenix AZ. February 15, 2001.
(Hospice of the Valley)

"Hospice Care Often Comes Late, Leaving People…No Time to Die.” The Arizona Republic, Phoenix AZ, October 1, 2000.
(Hospice of the Valley)

“Inmates Begin Hospice Work,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, Oakdale, Iowa, January 24, 2002.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

“NCCHC Award Winners Lauded in 2001 National Conference: Program of the Year Award: Hospice Program: Oregon State Penitentiary,” Correct Care, Chicago, Illinois, Winter 2002.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

“Oakdale Forms One-of-a-Kind Prison Hospice,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, Oakdale, Iowa, January 28, 2002.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

“Hospice Care is Not Just a Privilege for White People.” Townsend GC. The Birmingham News. October 8, 2000.
(Cooper Green Hospital)

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