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Palliative & Hospice Nursing : Books & Journals

Subjects in the UW Madison Library Catalog

These are just a few subject headings within the UW Madison library catalog that will find resources on hospice palliative, or terminal care.  There may be more titles if you search these subject terms in a "UW Search."  This is NOT an exhaustive list. Consult a librarian for additional help.

Databases of Interest


For example: "Palliative Care/psychology"[MeSH Terms] AND ("2008/06/30"[PDAT] : "2013/06/28"[PDAT] AND English[lang])


For example:  SU.EXACT.EXPLODE("Palliative Care") OR SU.EXACT("Hospice")  (2006-2016 and scholarly journals)


For example:( (MH "Palliative Care") OR "palliative care" OR (MH "Hospice and Palliative Nursing") OR (MH "Terminal Care") OR (MH "Hospices") OR "hospice" OR (MH "Hospice Patients") OR (MH "Hospice Care") ) AND nursing  (2006-2016 and academic journals)


For example: ((DE "PALLIATIVE treatment" OR palliative) OR (DE "HOSPICE care") OR hospice) OR (DE "TERMINAL care") OR terminal  (2006-2016 and academic journals)

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  • Death and Dying
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice
  • End of Life

You may find additional articles of interest in Academic Search Complete, Family Studies databases, Health Source: Nursing/Academic, or Web of Science to name a few.

Setting up Journal RSS feeds

Sample Titles from Ebling Library

Palliative and Hospice Journals

American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine              
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BMC Palliative Care                                                                          
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Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care                     
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Indian Journal of Palliative Care                                                    
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Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing                                  
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Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy              
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Journal of Pain and Symptom Management                               
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Long-term Living    

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Pain Medicine                                                                                    
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Palliative Care Research 

Palliative Care: Research and Treatment                                    
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Palliative Medicine                                                                            
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