Palliative care is also known as supportive care. Many people believe it is the same as hospice care and it means end of life, but it is different. Palliative care
Chief Medical Officer Laura Patel, MD attended the 2016 CAPC conference. Below are some excerpts from her Pallimed blog post.
1. Palliative care is about the relief of suffering. This requires a
A chronic serious illness often includes physical and emotional challenges that can stop you from enjoying your normal quality of life. Palliative care brings improvements by preventing or relieving symptoms,
Of the several patients that I met during the palliative care and hospice rotation, I noticed that social support seemed to be a big factor in patients’ interpretation of their
Jane has been with Transitions LifeCare for since 2013. She received her master’s in nursing from the University of Tennessee in Memphis. She received her post master’s certificate in palliative
While eligibility to hospice services is restricted to a terminal diagnosis and a life expectancy of about six months, that is not the case with palliative care.
Transitions PalliativeCare may be
A chronic serious illness often includes physical and emotional challenges that can stop you from enjoying your normal quality of life. Transitions PalliativeCare brings improvements by preventing or relieving symptoms, such
Sixteen years ago, I lost someone very close to me, a man who was like a father. When he was diagnosed with cancer, his disease was so advanced doctors couldn’t
Transitions LifeCare is committed to providing outstanding learning opportunities to future healthcare leaders and providers. We believe that by exposing students to first-hand experiences with patients and families facing serious life-limiting or terminal illness,
Ain’t The Way To Die, based on the Eminem and Rihanna masterpiece Love The Way You Lie, is a video created by a physician, has been circulating around on social media, and