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Who is a part of a hospice care team?

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This kind of care can involve not only doctors and nurses, but family members, clergy, counselors, or social workers who can address the grief of dying and emotions (such as anger, sadness, or regret) that often come with it.

SOURCES:

Ballantyne, J. , August 2011. Current Pain and Headache Reports

Center to Advance Palliative Care

Meera, A. , January 2011. Indian Journal of Palliative Care

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

National Institute of Nursing Research

Prater, C., , 2002. Primary Care Companion to The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

U.S. National Library of Medicine

World Health Organization

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on August 11, 2018

SOURCES:

Ballantyne, J. , August 2011. Current Pain and Headache Reports

Center to Advance Palliative Care

Meera, A. , January 2011. Indian Journal of Palliative Care

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

National Institute of Nursing Research

Prater, C., , 2002. Primary Care Companion to The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

U.S. National Library of Medicine

World Health Organization

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on August 11, 2018

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