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Author: wenbergm
Date: Jul 10, 2012 3:30 pm

I would love social work input on the "urban legends" and reasons physicians and other healthcare professionals give as to why they won't order an inpatient Palliative Care referral. I'd also love the same legends/reasons why physicians won't order hospice when we know it is appropriate and would be helpful for the patient/family.

I look forward to your input. It will help me prepare for my presentation 11/1/12 at the IHPC annual conference in Des Moines. Hope to see you ALL there! Marcy

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Re:Barriers to Palliative Care/hospice referrals (by Lustbader on 07/10/2012)
Re:Barriers to Palliative Care/hospice referrals (by StacyRemke on 07/11/2012)

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