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Palliative care is treatment of the discomfort, symptoms, and stress of serious illness. It provides relief from distressing symptoms including

  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Problems with sleep

It can also help you deal with the side effects of the medical treatments you're receiving.

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  1. Palliative Care (National Library of Medicine)  
    Palliative care is treatment of the discomfort, symptoms, and stress of serious illness. It provides relief from distressing ... care at the end of life, always includes palliative care. But you may receive palliative care at any ...
  2. ... of this page please turn JavaScript on. Feature: Palliative Care Palliative Care: Increasing the quality of life for patients and families… Past Issues / Spring 2014 Table of Contents Palliative Care: Conversations Matter™ for Sick Children "Palliative Care: Conversations ...
  3. Center to Advance Palliative Care (Center to Advance Palliative Care)  
    ... in Practice For Patients and Families Partner Sponsor Palliative Care Tools, Training & Technical Assistance The Center to Advance ... Calendar The Joint Commission (TJC) Advanced Certification for Palliative Care Programs Learn More Access Featured Resources DY 2012 ...
  4. Frequently Asked Questions (Palliative Care: Conversations Matter) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Nursing Research)  
    ... Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is palliative care and when is it provided? Palliative care is ... have to be in hospice care to receive palliative care? No, your child does not need to be ...
  5. ... of this page please turn JavaScript on. Feature: Palliative Care Palliative Care Eases Symptoms, Enhances Lives Past Issues / Spring 2014 ... pharmacists, nutritionists, and others. When do I need palliative care? Many adults and children living with serious diseases ...
  6. Palliative Care (Center to Advance Palliative Care)  
    ... Patients and Families Take the Quiz What Is Palliative Care? Palliative care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) is specialized medical ... life for both the patient and the family. Palliative care is provided by a team of doctors, nurses ...
  7. How to Get It -- Step 2: Meet the Palliative Care Team (Center to Advance Palliative Care)  
    ... Families Take the Quiz Step 2: Meet the Palliative Care Team The palliative care team will spend a lot of time with ... are some suggestions: What can I expect from palliative care? Where will my care be provided (e.g., ...
  8. What is Pediatric Palliative Care? (Center to Advance Palliative Care)  
    ... and Families Take the Quiz What Is Pediatric Palliative Care? Pediatric Palliative care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) is specialized medical ... for both the child and the family. Pediatric palliative care is provided by a team of doctors, nurses ...
  9. Is Palliative Care Right for You? (Center to Advance Palliative Care)  
    ... for Patients and Families Take the Quiz: Is Palliative Care Right for You? Answer the following questions to determine whether palliative care might be right for you or someone close ...
  10. Palliative Care: What You Should Know (Center to Advance Palliative Care) - PDF  
    Palliative Care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. It is ... life for both the patient and the family. Palliative care is provided by a team of doctors, nurses, ...
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