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Palliative care and hospice outside of the United States

Author

Suresh Kumar, MBBS, DA, Dip Palmed, MA

Director, WHO Collaborating Center for Community Participation in Palliative Care and Long Term Care, Institute of Palliative Medicine

Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India

Section Editor

Robert M Arnold, MD

Editor-in-Chief — Palliative Care

Section Editor — General Principles of Palliative Care

Chief, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Deputy Editor

Diane MF Savarese, MD

Senior Deputy Editor — UpToDate

Deputy Editor — Oncology and Palliative Care

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Peer Reviewer

Reviewers are not identified on topic reviews to preserve anonymity