Palliative care is the active total care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment. This category deals with sites that promote, educate and inform the public about palliative care in general.

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Center to Advance Palliative Care
Promotes wider access to palliative care in hospitals and health systems throughout the United States.
Cochrane Pain, Palliative Care and Supportive Care Group
Information on this research review group, a member of the international Cochrane Collaboration, dedicated to providing systematic reviews of published evidence in the field of palliative care.
Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care
Consumer and professional health education on the treatment of chronic pain as well as on comfort or palliative care for those with long-term illness. Beth Israel Medical Center, New York.
Dying Well
The president of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Dr. Ira Byock, provides excerpts from his book about resources for patients and families facing life-limiting illness.
THe EPEC Project (Education on Palliative and End-of-life-Care)
Offers continuing medical education conferences, distance learning, educational materials and consulting.
General Practice Notebook - Palliative care
Coverage of this medical speciality.
HMS Center for Palliative Care
Programs offered at Harvard Medical School for healthcare professionals. Located in Boston, Mass.
Living Lessons(TM)
A national initiative to increase awareness of hospice palliative care and services in Canada. The campaign is presented in partnership with the Canadian Palliative Care Association and The Glaxo Wellcome Foundation.
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center - Symptom Control and Palliative Care
A resource for clinical information, education, research and academic training in palliative care.
Palliative Drugs
Provides independent information for health professionals about drugs usage in this specialty.
Pioneer Programs in Palliative Care: Nine Case Studies
In this report clinicians at nine hospitals describe the establishment of formal programs of palliative care.
Texas Academy of Palliative Medicine
Developed for palliative care physicians in Texas, containing details of meetings and useful online resources.

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