News tagged with palliative care services

The people who help you die better

Thirty years ago a young anaesthetist, newly appointed as head of department at Calicut Medical College Hospital in the Indian state of Kerala, encountered a case that would change his life.

Feb 28, 2017
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Most hospital palliative care programs are understaffed

Most hospitals offer palliative care services that help people with serious illnesses manage their pain and other symptoms and make decisions about their treatment, while providing emotional support and assistance in navigating ...

Oct 05, 2016
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Some cancer center staff uncertain of services offered

(HealthDay)—Staff members at nearly one in 10 major U.S. cancer centers—all of which provide palliative care services—weren't certain such symptom-management and supportive care was actually available there, according ...

Sep 21, 2016
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