LITERATURA Y CINE

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Mortality

On June 8, 2010, while on a book tour for his bestselling memoir, "Hitch-22," Christopher Hitchens was stricken in his New York hotel room with excruciating pain in his chest and thorax. As he would [...]

Transcend Hospice Marketing Group participates in national dialogue on improving end-of-life care

Transcend Hospice Marketing Group (Holland OH), a division of R/P Marketing Public Relations, was recently selected to contribute to the inaugural report by the Aspen Health Strategy Group. “Improving Care at the End of Life,” [...]

To Comfort Always: A history of Palliative Care

David Clark Palliative medicine was first recognised as a specialist field in 1987. One hundred years earlier, London based doctor William Munk published a treatise on 'easeful death' that mapped out the principles of practical, [...]

When Breath Becomes Air

Ante todo, no hagas daño

Autor: Henry Marsh Editorial: Ediciones Salamandra A punto de poner fin a una dilatada carrera plena de éxitos y reconocimiento, Henry Marsh —uno de los neurocirujanos más eminentes de Gran Bretaña— ha querido exponer a [...]

Corazón silencioso

Tres generaciones de una familia se reúnen un fin de semana. Las hermanas, Sanne y Hedidi, han aceptado que su madre, enferma terminal, desee poner fin a su vida antes de que su estado empeore. [...]