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Know the Difference: Hospice vs. Palliative Care

Season 30 Episode 3 | 25m

Hospice and Palliative Care - what’s the difference and what should the patient know about each one? Hospice care is concerned with the quality of life rather than how long a patient may have to live The main purposes of palliative care is to provide relief from pain and other serious symptoms through medication and use of painkillers.

Aired: 10/24/17

Rating: NR

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