Integrated Outpatient Palliative Care in Oncology
by Jessica Fulton, et al.
Publisher: Department of Veterans Affairs 2017
Number of pages: 95
Palliative care improves quality of life by managing patients' physical symptoms and psychosocial and spiritual distress, often provided concurrently with oncology care. Palliative care occurs across a continuum, beginning at the time of diagnosis of a serious illness and continuing until end of life. Integration of palliative care services with oncology care is now considered standard of care for patients with advanced cancer.
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