The 2004 Presidential Candidates' Platforms on Serious Chronic Illness and Palliative Care

Published in: Journal of Palliative Medicine, v. 7, no. 1, Feb. 2004, p. 5-7

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2004

by Giovannie Jean-Baptiste, Joanne Lynn

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The authors summarize the relevant parts of each Democratic presidential candidates platform, along with President Bushs stance, as posted on their web sites before October 28, 2003. They include a broad array of issues relevant to those living with serious chronic illness at the end of life, such as home care, pain management, and nursing home care, as well as hospice and palliative care.

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