Palliative Care

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Palliative Care
  • WHAT IS Paliative care?
  • It is care that helps in releiving symptons caused by serious illness like cancer.
  • It improves quality of life of the patient and make life comfortable but not intended to care disease itself. it is supportine treatment.
  • Relelief of symptoms- like Pain, nausea, fatigue breathlessness with medical treatment and psychological counselling.
  • It is mainly treatment promoting comfort to patient and family when aggressive treatment is failed for the disease.
  • Paliative Care is care given during cancer treatments managing chemotherapy and radiotherapy related side effects for cancer.
  • It assures all patient's care needs like physical, psychological, social, emotional and spiritual.
  • At some stage, cancer may not be treatable, but cancer pain can be adequately controlled.