Palliative Care Helps Patient Satisfaction during Major IllnessPatient satisfaction during major or life-threatening illnesses can be increased when providers use palliative care, according to an article published in PatientEngagementHIT. Research indicates palliative care can improve pain and other distressing symptoms, communication with health care providers and family members, and emotional support. Other research shows that palliative care patients report a better quality of life. Palliative care usually includes managing physical symptoms, emotional symptoms, logistical issues and spiritual needs.
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