Health

New research reveals attitudes to death and dying in UK

Most people believe it is important to plan care preferences in advance of dying but very few have taken any action, according to new research led by Cardiff University's Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

When should patients with dementia receive palliative care?

Patients with dementia may benefit from being referred to specialist palliative care—a branch of medicine that focuses on optimizing quality of life and providing relief from symptoms—but who should be referred, and when? ...

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