Palliative Care

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. Palliative care helps people with serious illnesses feel better by preventing or treating symptoms and side effects of ... The goal of palliative care is to help people with serious illnesses feel better. It prevents or treats symptoms and side effects of disease ...
  3. Palliative Care/Children ... Palliative Care ... National Institute of Nursing Research ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Resources and Frequently Asked Questions
  4. What Are Palliative Care and Hospice Care? From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    Hospice Care/Start Here ... Hospice Care ... National Institute on Aging ... From the National Institutes of Health ... What is the difference between hospice and palliative ...
  5. Palliative care is a holistic approach to care that focuses on treating pain and symptoms and improving quality ... 31563078 pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31563078/ . Gebauer S. Palliative care. In: Pardo MC, Miller RD, eds. Basics of ...
  6. Arnold RM. Palliative care. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine . 26th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 3. Rakel ...
  7. Center to Advance Palliative Care (Center to Advance Palliative Care)  
    ... Create Account Welcome to the Center to Advance Palliative Care We provide essential tools, training, technical assistance, and ... Hub What's New at the Center to Advance Palliative Care Events, ideas, and resources for improving the care ...
  8. Palliative Care (Center to Advance Palliative Care)  
    What is Palliative Care? The definition of palliative care is medical care that relieves pain, symptoms and stress caused by serious illnesses.
  9. How to Get It -- Step 2: Meet the Palliative Care Team (Center to Advance Palliative Care)  
    The palliative care team will spend a lot of time with you and your family. Here are some questions to ask the palliative care team.
  10. Palliative Care in Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    A fact sheet that describes the role of palliative care, which is comfort care given to patients from ...
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