What is Palliative Care?
Palliative care is specialized medical care for patients with serious illnesses. This care provides you with relief from the symptoms, pain and stress resulting in your illness. Whatever your diagnosis or stage of illness, the goal is to improve the quality of life for both you and your family.
Palliative care is team approach to medical care that:
- Supports the best possible quality of life
- Explores and combines all treatment options
- Provides relief from pain and other symptoms
Palliative Care is appropriate for serious, ongoing conditions, like:
- Heart Disease
- Kidney Disease and Kidney Failure
- Liver Disease
- Lung Disease
Do you have questions about Palliative Care at Palomar Health in North San Diego County? Visit Benefits of Palliative Care or Contact Us for more information.