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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. Center to Advance Palliative Care (Center to Advance Palliative Care)  
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  4. Stroke patients should receive customized palliative care American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Scientific Statement March 27, 2014 Statement Highlights: People recovering from serious strokes should be given ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. How to Get Palliative Care (Center to Advance Palliative Care)  
    ... Families Take the Quiz Step 1: Find a Palliative Care Team The Palliative Care Provider Directory is a resource to help you ... locate a hospital in your area that provides palliative care. Hospitals marked in green are registered with the ...
  7. Palliative Care (CureSearch for Children's Cancer)  
    ... the Supporters Child Life Specialist Webinars Parents Webinars Palliative Care Palliative care specialists are medical professionals who work with your ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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, ...
  10. Palliative Care Videos, Podcasts, and Livechats Video (Center to Advance Palliative Care)  
    ... every day in the United States.” Cancer and Palliative Care: A Patient’s Perspective February, 2013 Palliative Care and the Human Connection: Ten Steps for What ...
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