The Palliative Care Option

Palliative care is among the least understood service lines, not only among patients, but also among hospital staff, including physicians and nurses, Robinson says. One reason this service confuses some medical staff is because palliative care is designed to help the chronically ill, but not necessarily the terminally ill. Indeed, palliative care teams often focus on patients with multiple chronic conditions who require highly specialized and individualized care. More.


About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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