Strategies to promote population-based palliative care

      Many of us who work in health care setting share the conceit that medicine's greatest contributions to health have been the discovery and implementation of new drugs, innovative treatments, and cutting-edge technology. That belief is also widely held by the public. It's gratifying—and comforting—to think that we're feeling better and living longer because of scientific advances that are accelerating every day.
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