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Manuscript Submission Guidelines: Journal of Palliative Care

Excerpt from the Journal of Palliative Care:  “[The Journal of Palliative Care] recommends that authors follow the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals formulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). There are no fees payable to submit or publishin this journal. Please read the guidelines below then visit the Journal’s submission site to upload […]


Could Charlie Gard’s case happen in the United States?

by Susan Scutti CNN July 6, 2017 “(CNN) A beautiful boy born 11 months ago is dying in London. The world watches as his parents battle to keep their child alive. Courts will not allow the hospital to release the baby, Charlie Gard, into the parents’ custody so they can travel to try an experimental treatment. Across […]


Has Physician-Assisted Death Become the “Good Death?”

by Frank G. Miller The Hastings Center May 30, 2017 “Death with dignity” for the past 40 years has meant, for many people, avoiding unwanted medical technology and dying in a hospital.  A “natural” death at home or in a hospice facility has been the goal.   During the last 20 years, physician-assisted suicide has been […]