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Who benefits from Palliative Care?

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Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illness.  This type of care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of serious illness.  The goal is to improve the quality of life for both the patient and they family.

Palliative care is provided by a specially-trained team of doctors, nurses and other specialists who work together with a patient’s other doctors to provide an extra layer of support.  It is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness, and it can be provided along with curative treatment.

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For more information, listen here for an explanation of Palliative Care and its benefits provided by Lakshmi Vaidyanathan, MD, medical director, Shore Regional Palliative Care Program