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  1. Palliative care is a model of caring for patients and their families who suffer from life-threatening illnesses.
  2. Palliative care is a relatively new term, particularly in the United States.
  3. Palliative care is a combination of active and compassionate therapies.
  4. Palliative care is the active intervention to achieve the maximum comfort and function of the total patient.
  5. Palliative care is a specialty of medicine that is relatively new but the principles of palliative care are deeply rooted in the history of medicine.

Palliative Care

  1. Hospice is a form of palliative care for patients who are terminally ill. (Web site)
  2. Specialist palliative care is provided by hospices and specialist palliative care units or teams.
  3. Later, I found my way into oncology, hospice, pain management, and eventually palliative care. (Web site)


  1. Doctors in our study did not dispute the place of palliative care for patients dying with heart failure. (Web site)
  2. Both Beth Israel Hospital and Deaconess Hospital had been pioneers in palliative care before their 1996 merger.
  3. The Balm of Gilead Center has provided information to other institutions interested in establishing their own palliative care programs.
  4. Possibly contributing to the lack of knowledge about palliative care was limited access to information for patients and their carers.
  5. Although palliative care exists as a specialty, it only deals with a small proportion of dying patients and mainly those with cancer.

Care Unit

  1. B. The main component of our program is a 10-bed inpatient Palliative Care Unit.
  2. An in-patient palliative care unit can be either established as an independent hospice, or as a unit within a general hospital.
  3. In response to other emerging, unanticipated realities, Gilead's Palliative Care Unit is trying to supplement its palliative care beds with hospice beds.

Care Team

  1. A palliative care consultation requires a doctor’s order.
  2. Support for development of bereavement activities within BIDMC Palliative Care Program.
  3. This Centre has grown to become one of the largest and most comprehensive interdisciplinary palliative care programs in Canada.
  4. This disconnection robs families of a critical element in pediatric palliative care: the continued presence of the primary care team.
  5. His decision was clearly based on his earlier central role in discussions about creating the Palliative Care Center.

Medical Director

  1. Provide access to palliative care and hospice care.
  2. This is one recipe for developing a palliative care service. Be a solid citizen.
  3. The Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute has active clinical, educational, and research programs. (Web site)
  4. Hospital-based in-patient PC units encourage and facilitate mutual referral between curative services and palliative care services.
  5. Petersburg; less encouraging is the fact that an experienced palliative care physician was not chosen as the medical director of this facility. (Web site)


  1. Funding for hospice and palliative care services varies. (Web site)
  2. Empowering - The hospice palliative care nurse provides care in a manner that is empowering for the person and family.
  3. My sincere thanks to the IAHPC for their generosity in supporting international palliative care initiatives such as the one I participated in. (Web site)
  4. Center to Advance Palliative Care - An on-line resource for hospitals and health systems interested in developing palliative care programs.
  5. If your institution is seeking a palliative care professional, please email a short description of the position to (Web site)


  1. Quality of life, end-of-life decision-making, and palliative care are included.
  2. Providing palliative care for symptom management related to disease progression at the end of life is the right thing to do.


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