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The WSMA encourages physicians to introduce hospice early in the course of treatment for a life-threatening illness and to actively propose hospice when palliative care becomes the primary goal of treatment. (EC Rpt G, A-96) (Reaffirmed A-17)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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