Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Use of palliative care, oxygen therapy increasing for COPD

(HealthDay)—For patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the use of formal palliative care services and long-term oxygen therapy has increased but remains low, according to a study published ...

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How to look after someone with a terminal illness

Dying is changing. It used to be quick and unexpected for most, due to infection or trauma. Now it comes to us, in general, when we are older – caused by chronic medical conditions such as heart, kidney or lung disease, ...

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