Hospice and Palliative Care Do Differ

Author: Betty Odello, RN, MN   It is important to know that there is a difference between palliative and hospice care.  Both aim to keep the patient comfortable and pain free. While hospice care is reserved for a patient during … Continued

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Prolife at End of Life: Redefining the Hospice Movement to Protect the Vulnerable

Author: Dr. Cristen Krebs, DNP, ANP-BC   “As you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me” -Matthew 25:40 Scripture reminds us that as Christians, it is our duty to care for … Continued

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Is it Terminal, Is it Palliative

Just as the English use the word “tea” in a variety of ways, so the medical and ethics professionals use the word palliative or terminal in a variety of ways. The only one sure thing to say about this particular … Continued

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