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Hospice, Palliative and End of Life Care Terms

There are many different terms use in the field of hospice, palliative and end of life care. This category includes the definitions for common terms and some of the legal terms used in end of life care.
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Good Death
Definition of a Good Death
Definition of Hospice
Palliative Care
Definition of Palliative Care
End of Life, End-of-Life
Definition of End of Life
Simultaneous Care
Definition of Simultaneous Care
Advanced Directives - Advanced Healthcare Directives
Definition of Advanced Directives, Advanced Healthcare Directives, Advance Care Planning
Advanced Care Planning - Advanced Care - Pre-Planning
Definition of Advanced Care Planning, Advanced Care, or Pre-Planning
DNR - Do Not Resuscitate
Definition of DNR - Do Not Resuscitate
Durable Power of Attorney
Definition of Durable Power of Attorney
Health Care Proxy - Healthcare Proxy
Definition of Health Care Proxy, Healthcare Proxy
Legal Definition of Death
Legal Definition of Death
Special Medical Power of Attorney
Definition of Special Medical Power of Attorney
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