What is Palliative care?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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Palliative care is the specialized area of healthcare focused on improving the quality of life of people facing serious illness. Emphasis is placed on pain and symptom management, communication and coordinated care. It is appropriate for patients in all disease stages.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
Brachial neuritis 1 0
Cervical radiculopathy 1 0
Congestive heart failure 1 0
Multiple myeloma 1 1
Myelopathy 1 0

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
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Mild
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Palliative care

Side effect Patients
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Palliative care.