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Literature and medicine – An interprofessional education project in palliative care

Continuing our series, The Arts in Palliative Care, where we look at how the arts in palliative care settings can be a powerful and effective way of addressing the practical, psychological, social and spiritual issues that face people at the end … Continue reading

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Advance Care Planning in German nursing homes – on target for nationwide implementation?

Georg Marckmann, Institute for Ethics, History, and Theory of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich; Jürgen in der Schmitten, Institute for General Practice, Heinrich-Heine University of Düsseldorf, Germany. Germany may become one of the first countries in Europe to implement advance care planning … Continue reading

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Every person has the right to die with dignity

The German Hospice and Palliative Care Association (Deutscher Hospiz und PalliativVerband, DHPV) is the 55th collective member of the European Association for Palliative Care. Prof Dr Ulrich Bonk, Professor of Pathology, Oncology and Public Health, and Vice-President of the German … Continue reading

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