Palliative Care focuses on the relief of the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness. Palliative care is appropriate at any time and can provide relief from distressing symptoms such as shortness of breath, fatigue, constipation, nausea and difficulty sleeping.
Is Palliative Care Right For You?
Palliative Care focuses on optimal comfort and our best quality of life. The goal is in relief of pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness. We strive to prevent and relieve suffering and to ensure the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Palliative care may be right for you if you suffer from pain or other symptoms due to a serious illness.
What Can I Expect From Palliative Care?
When you receive palliative care, the focus is on the relief of distressing symptoms such as pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite and/or difficulty sleeping.
Palliative care improves your ability to carry on with your daily life. It improves your ability to tolerate medical treatments and helps you to better understand your condition and your choices for medical care.
Who Provides Palliative Care?
Palliative Care is usually provided by specially trained palliative care doctors and nurses. The team works very closely with social workers, case managers, chaplains, dietitians, pharmacists and other therapists-including physical, occupational, speech, music and pet therapies.
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