Compassionate Care to Help Improve Quality of Life

201   7 months ago
201   7 months ago
For patients who have been diagnosed with a serious illness, palliative care and hospice are specialized approaches to care that are focused on improving a patient’s quality of life.

Both types of care offer support for individuals and caregivers who are struggling with the difficulties of a disease or disease-directed treatments. The goal is to ensure that patients and families receive care that is aligned with their personal goals; nothing more, and nothing less.

In this video, Ramy Sedhom, MD, medical oncologist and palliative care physician at Princeton Health discusses how palliative care and hospice have been shown to improve patient and caregiver satisfaction, outcomes, and at times, survival.
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