Palliative care specializes in the relief of the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness/diseases.The goal is to improve quality of life for patients and their families.
Who Benefits from Palliative Care services?
Everyone. The patient, patient's family, attending physician and other consultants by assuring access to an experienced clinical team that focuses on maintaining the best quality of life.
Is Palliative Care the same as Hospice?
No. Palliative Care is appropriate at any point in an illness/disease and benefits patients by managing symptoms. And this can be provided at the same time as treatment.
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