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Term: palliative care

Term details for 'palliative care'

Care that you receive if you have an advanced, progressive illness for which there is no cure. Palliative care addresses the symptoms of a condition, including pain management, psychological, social, spiritual and practical support.

Broader terms
health care
Narrower terms
end of life care
Related terms
holistic care, hospices, older people, pain, terminal illness

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