Subject: Review | integration | training | Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid | Emergency department | RC86-88.9 | palliative care
SUMMARY: Palliative care (PC) is a new and developing area. It aims to provide the best possible quality of life for patients with life-limiting diseases. It does not primarily include life-extending therapies, but rather tries to help patients spend the rest of their l... View more
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