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Palliative Care

Palliative Care

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  1. When death is near, plain talk by doctors can lessen patients’ confusion, pain

    Being frank can make people more willing to consider palliative care in hopeless cases, or at least be more realistic about the benefits of further treatment, one physician said FULL ARTICLE AT The National Post

  2. The man behind the bouquet

    It’s 5:30 a.m. and Adam Bulman is weaving between carts of flowers, brushing past stacks of potted red poinsettias and buckets of multi-coloured carnations. He stops to ... FULL ARTICLE AT Toronto Star

  1. (PR-inside.com) The primary aim of the Cancer Society of New Zealand Inc is to educate New Zealanders about the harmful effects of high levels of UVA and UVB radiation ... FULL ARTICLE AT PR-Inside.com

  2. End of life care in Ontario is patchwork at best, so says a report from Health Quality Ontario.

    We hear from a Palliative Care worker on what needs to be done to improve dying. FULL ARTICLE AT CBC Canada

  3. 1 Comment, last updated on Monday Dec 15 by Fiberals no help FULL ARTICLE AT Topix

  1. Access to palliative care needed for all those nearing end of life, says report

    Dramatic improvements are needed to provide quality palliative care for all patients facing the end of their lives, including boosting the number of health providers trained in specialized care of ... FULL ARTICLE AT Vancouver Sun

  2. Palliative care access needed for all nearing end of life, report says

    Dramatic improvements are needed to provide quality palliative care for all patients facing the end of their lives, including boosting the number of health providers trained in specialized care of ... FULL ARTICLE AT CBC Canada

  3. Leicester Mercury published Miss Leicestershire column: Holly Desai talks charity

    In her regular column, Miss Leicestershire Holly Desai talks about the charity work she is doing.With the number of people aged 85 and over doubling in the next 20 ... FULL ARTICLE AT This Is Leicestershire

  4. Terry Glecoff, former CBC Calgary anchor dies of cancer

    Terry Glecoff passed away Friday in the palliative care unit at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto after a battle with pancreatic cancer. FULL ARTICLE AT CBC Canada

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Wikipedia

Palliative care (from Latin palliare, to cloak) is an area of healthcare that focuses on relieving and preventing the suffering of patients. Unlike hospice care, palliative medicine is appropriate for patients in all disease stages, including those undergoing treatment for curable illnesses and those living with chronic diseases, as well as patients who are nearing the end of life. Palliative... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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