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Williams B and Padgett C. “The Emerging Role of the Medical Sociologist in Palliative Care Settings.” Sociological Spectrum, 21: 265-277, 2001.

Woods A, Berzoff J, Cohen LM, Cait CA, Pekow P, Germain M, Poppel D. “The Family Perspective of End-of-Life Care in End-Stage Renal Disease: The Role of the Social Worker.” Journal of Nephrol Social Work, 19: 9-21, 1999.

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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.