Part of the Federation of State Medical Boards. Focuses on development of the model policy for the use of controlled substances for the treatment of pain.
Provides easily accessible, user-friendly and professionally authoritative information about pain care issues.
Site developed by Saint Louis University and the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics under a grant from the Mayday Fund.
Resources and facts about palliative care.
WHO information on palliative care.
Organization dedicated to increasing the availability of quality palliative care services for people facing serious illness.
Offers expert support to hospitals, nursing homes, health systems, hospices, and other organizations that serve individuals nearing the end of life. A key goal is to gather information and create a common database that can help improve the experience of dying patients and their families everywhere.
Provides education, publication, and physician resources.