Palliative Care.


Journal Article (Review)

Palliative care prioritizes symptom management and quality of life throughout the course of serious illness. Regardless of whether care is inpatient or outpatient, primary or subspecialty, a solid understanding of the basics of effective communication, symptom management, and end-of-life care is crucial. This article reviews these essentials and provides an overview of current evidence to support patient-centered palliative care.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Swetz, KM; Kamal, AH

Published Date

  • March 6, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 168 / 5

Start / End Page

  • ITC33 - ITC48

PubMed ID

  • 29507970

Pubmed Central ID

  • 29507970

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1539-3704

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.7326/AITC201803060


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States