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Whats palliative care?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
10 doctors agree
In brief: Relieve symptoms
Palliative care refers to medical care typically used for patients with terminal illness with a focus on relieving symptoms, pain and stress rather than a focus on curing the underlying medical problem.

In brief: Relieve symptoms
Palliative care refers to medical care typically used for patients with terminal illness with a focus on relieving symptoms, pain and stress rather than a focus on curing the underlying medical problem.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Alan Faustino
This usually involves a team approach and also help a loved ones coped with the effects of end stage illness
Dr. Anthony Back
Internal Medicine - Oncology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Also...
Palliative care can be broadly defined as care that optimizes quality of life regardless of the stage of illness, and can be given simultaneously with disease-modifying care.
Not restricted to only patients with terminal illness!

In brief: Also...
Palliative care can be broadly defined as care that optimizes quality of life regardless of the stage of illness, and can be given simultaneously with disease-modifying care.
Not restricted to only patients with terminal illness!
Dr. Anthony Back
Dr. Anthony Back
Thank
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