Palliative Care in the Best of the Web Directory

Palliative Care

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Features information on fellowship program directory, physician resources, exhibits, commercial support and links to related sites.

Americans for Better Care of the Dying

Furnishes organization mission and programs. Provides related news and events, reading room and related links.

DyingWell.org

Online resources for people facing life-limiting illness, their families and their professional caregivers. Features excerpts from 'Dying Well' by Dr. Ira Byock, and related articles and journals.

Framework Urges Physicians to Proceed with Caution on Palliative Sedation

From the Canadian Medical Association Journal, asks whether end-of-life palliative care is being used, misused, or misunderstood.

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Membership organization dedicated to excellence in hospice and palliative care, with history, leadership, education, research, events, and certification.

Impact of Death and Dying on Palliative and Hospice Care Professionals

Study into work life affects personal life, sharing background, methods, results, and interpretation.

Living Lessons

Features resources for the hospice palliative care community, caregiver, patient and family members' bill of rights and groups that can be of assistance. Includes media resources and FAQs.

National Consensus Project

Task force of the Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition works with related organizations to create, implement, and maintain clinical practice guidelines.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Non-profit membership organization represents programs and professionals. Includes background, philosophy, partners, members, and education.

Promoting Excellence in End-of_life Care

Contains articles and links on palliative care, hospice and end-of-life care for clinicians and researchers. Other journals are also featured for extended health care community workers and the general public.

StopPain.org: Palliative Care

Online resource for learning about pain medicine and palliative care.

Sue Ryder Care

Specializes in palliative, neurological and home care. Find location of care centres and details of services offered. Also features shop directory for CareCard holders.

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