Korean J Hosp Palliat Care.  2017 Sep;20(3):173-176. 10.14475/kjhpc.2017.20.3.173.

Understanding of Changes to Hospice & Palliative Care Brought by the Enforcement of the Act on Hospice & Palliative Care and Dying Patient Determination of Life Sustaining Treatments

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  • 1Hospice & Palliative Care Branch, National Cancer Control Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea. eunice.ncc@gmail.com

Abstract

On Aug 4, 2017, the new legislation of "˜Act on Hospice & Palliative Care and Patient Determination of Life Sustaining Treatments' was enforced. Compared with articles about the hospice & palliative care of "˜National Cancer Act', it should be helpful to update the change points.

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Hospice care; Palliative care; Life support care
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