Palliative Care: The World Health Organization's Global Perspective
Sepúlveda C, Marlin A, Yoshida T - J Pain Symptom Manage 2002; 24(2):91-96
Neuropathic pain in AIDS patients prior to antiretroviral therapy
Hitchcock S A, Meyer H P, Gwyther E - SAMJ 2008; 98(11):889-892.
Just Palliative Care: Responding Responsibly to the Suffering of the Poor
Krakauer E L - J Pain Symptom Manage 2008; 36(5):505-512.
Palliative Care in Resource - Poor Settings: Fallacies and Misapprehensions
Harding R - J Pain Symptom Manage 2008; 36(5):515-517.
Just Palliative Care? Integrated Models of Care
Gwyther L - J Pain Symptom Manage 2008; 36(5):517-519.
Promoting the Integration of Quality Palliative Care - The South African Mentorship Program
Defilippi K M, Cameron S - J Pain Symptom Manage 2007; 33(5):552-557.
The Public Health Strategy for Palliative Care
Stjernswärd J, Foley K M, Ferris F D - J Pain Symptom Manage 2007; 33(5):486-493.
Symptom control in palliative care: essential for quality of life
Gwyther L, Rawlinson F - SAMJ 2004; 94(6): 437.
Palliative Medicine Teaching Program at the University of Cape Town: Integrating Palliative Care Principles into Practice
Gwyther L, Rawlinson F - J Pain Symptom Manage 2007; 33(5):558-562.
Symptoms and sites of pain experienced by AIDS patients
Norval D A - SAMJ 2004; 94(6):450-454.
Use of sedation to relieve refractory symptoms in dying patients
Cameron D, Bridge D, Blitz-Lindeque J - SAMJ 2004; 94(6):445-449.
Food and fluids in dying patients: some thoughts after the death of a patient
Cameron D - SA Fam Pract 2004; 46(4):06-07.
Difference in quality of life of referred hospital patients after hospital palliative care team intervention
Kirk J, Collins K - SAMJ 2006; 96(2):101-102.
The role of a palliative care inpatient unit in disease management of cancer and HIV patients
Jameson C - SAMJ 2007; 97(9):849-852.
Palliative Care and Social Justice
Selwyn P A - J Pain Symptom Manage 2008; 36(5):513-515.
Expanding the reach of palliative care to community based home care prorams
Defilippi K, Cameron S - Vol. 40 No.1 July 2010 Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.
To Promote quality in life, dignity in death and support in bereavement for all living with a life-threatening illness by supporting member hospices and partner organisations.
PATIENT CARE & TUBERCULOSIS
Tuberculosis is a curable disease but sadly in South Africa it is a leading cause of death in people who are co-infected with HIV. The member organisations of the Hospice Palliative Care Association (HPCA) provide care and support to large numbers of people living with HIV and are ideally placed to make a significant contribution towards addressing the TB crisis in our country. Read more
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