Physician: U.S. needs more hospice, palliative care services

02/28/2012 | Huffington Post, The

The U.S. must provide better end-of-life care because too many patients die in hospitals and too few are offered hospice services or palliative care, writes Dr. Glenn Braunstein, Department of Medicine chairman at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Patients should discuss care preferences with physicians and create advance directives, he writes.

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