IAHPC Hospice Palliative Care News Digest, November 2020
|Message from the Chair and Executive Director Lukas and Liliana announce winners of the IAHPC Members’ Recognition awards, and offer their perspective on both World Hospice and Palliative Care Day and how palliative care intersects with COVID-19.
Policy and Advocacy Dr. Katherine Pettus on IAHPC tactics to hold countries to their commitments on palliative care under universal health coverage.
WHO Executive Director Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus
Some of the COVID-19 survey respondents who told us how they were managing workplace issues.
COVID-19 Survey: Workplace issues How our members around the world have been adapting to workplace challenges during the pandemic.
Featured Story 7 persuasive arguments you can use to press for palliative care, as listed by IAHPC Board Member Gulnara Kunirova.
Book of the Month CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE: An International Case-Based Manual A good review of palliative care for children, with an international flavour.
PALLIATIVE CARE IN NEPHROLOGY: Integrating Palliative Care Integrating palliative care into nephrology. Long overdue.
INNOVATIONS IN HOSPICE ARCHITECTURE 2nd ed. Is the architecture itself a therapeutic modality?
HIPPOCRATES’ OATH AND ASCLEPIUS’ SNAKE: The Birth of the Medical Profession Logical and well-written, it argues to uphold the traditions of our profession, rather than regard medicine as just a technical trade.
DEATH AND SOCIAL POLICY IN CHALLENGING TIMES About the need for more social policy and infrastructure related to death and dying in the UK.
App Reviews 3 0pioids calculators: MDCalc, FPM’s Opioid Calculator, eOpioid
Under My Microscope IAHPC Research Advisor Dr. Tania Pastrana selects an article that provides practical clinical guidance on treating patients with heart failure.
Media Watch Barry Ashpole highlights a mixed bag of research: a course to teach the public about care for the dying, care during a crisis, and a survey on palliative care in public policy.
MHA, Executive Director