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Hospice Directory. Hospice Myths and Realities. Accessed at www.hospicedirectory.org/cm/about/choosing/myths_facts on March 28, 2013.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Living with an Illness. Accessed at www.caringinfo.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3343 on March 28, 2013.
Wright AA, Katz IT. Letting Go of the Rope — Aggressive Treatment, Hospice Care, and Open Access. N Engl J Med. 2007;357(4):324-327.
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Last Revised: 04/30/2013