Thursday, January 5, 2012

What is Palliative Care?

Palliative Care is about managing symptoms for those with chronic or fatal illnesses. It's something we're going to hear more about in the next few years.

Quality of life and managing pain and other symptoms instead of just prolonging life will help us all be comfortable in our last days.

Palliative Care also helps those with chronic symptoms of pain, nausea, shortness of breath, etc., from diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, MS, and COPD, to live more comfortable lives with a better quality of life. Here's a great article to help you understand more about Palliative Care.