18 April, 2016

Palliative care improves quality of life, but patients link it with death - uh, yes...

pal·li·a·tive
ˈpalēˌādiv,ˈpalēədiv/
adjective
  1. 1.
    (of a treatment or medicine) relieving pain or alleviating a problem without dealing with the underlying cause.
    "short-term, palliative measures had been taken"
    synonyms:soothing, alleviating, sedativecalmative
    for the terminally ill
    "palliative medicine"
noun
  1. 1.
    a palliative remedy, medicine, etc.
    synonyms:painkilleranalgesic, pain reliever, sedativetranquilizeranodyne,calmativeopiatebromide
    "antibiotics and palliatives"


Palliative care improves quality of life, but patients link it with death - Health - CBC News

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