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The main aim of palliative care is to help people with a serious condition feel better. Many patients may have a terminal illness, a condition with no treatment available, or serious condition with life-prolonging treatment.
The following treatments are used to treat symptoms and side effects of the disease and its treatment:
Palliative care aims to prevent and alleviate suffering during a serious illness. It provides patients with a better quality of life in their difficult circumstances. The wellbeing sought is for the patient as well as their family.
Some conditions that require this care most often include:
Palliative care can be provided by any healthcare professional: a team of specialists, nutritionists, nurses, psychologists, and more. In many cases, the healthcare professional is specialised in the treatment.
Palliative care may vary according to the condition which is being treated and may include:
The patient, and their loved ones, should be aware of the seriousness of the condition, as well as the prognosis and the treatment options available to them. It is important to trust the medical team to help ensure the best quality of life possible.