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Hospice (cont.)

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Where can a person find more information about hospice care?

A good starting point for people to find out more information about hospice care is their primary-care doctor's office or local clinics and hospitals.

Other than the resources listed previously, one can also search the Internet for more information or refer to the following:

Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery


National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. "History of Hospice Care." Jan. 29, 2010.<>.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/29/2014

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