Practical Reviews

Palliative Care Improves Quality of Life for Seriously Ill

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Palliative Care: Palliative care is the care provided to patients that focuses on treating the burden caused by an illness or the burden caused by the treatment of the illness, rather than treating the disease itself. Unlike an oncologist who provides cancer treatments, someone providing palliative care would treat the symptoms caused by the cancer and/or the symptoms caused by the cancer treatment. Palliative care tries to promote quality of life by adding a focus on social and ps more...
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