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When would a geriatric palliative medicine consultation be helpful?
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
But usually when a person has a low likelihood of recovery and the patient and family would like some help working through the latter stages of the illness both through the physical and emotions .
They are very useful !

In brief: Depends
But usually when a person has a low likelihood of recovery and the patient and family would like some help working through the latter stages of the illness both through the physical and emotions .
They are very useful !
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
In brief: When you're done...
There comes a time in everyone's life when enough is enough.
That is when palliative care is appropriate. It can be straight forward such as due to a terminal diagnosis like cancer or end-stage heart/lung disease. Sometimes it is just due to that slow decline that wears down the spirit over time.

In brief: When you're done...
There comes a time in everyone's life when enough is enough.
That is when palliative care is appropriate. It can be straight forward such as due to a terminal diagnosis like cancer or end-stage heart/lung disease. Sometimes it is just due to that slow decline that wears down the spirit over time.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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