When patients have reached the end of curative care for their serious illness, their doctor may recommend palliative home care. Palliative care is concerned with providing relief from the stress and symptoms of a terminal illness. Palliative care is determined by the patient’s needs rather than the prospect of recovery.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had massive effects on the entire United States healthcare system. Over 570,000 Americans have died of the disease, surpassing any previous estimates of how many people may succumb to the virus.
When patients have serious and debilitating health problems, they and their families may want to know whether palliative care or hospice care is right for them. Palliative care and hospice care are similar in some respects, but they have many differences.
After you have finally received your hard-earned M.D., you may feel that you have completed school. However, all doctors continue their education after medical school in some way. Residencies, fellowships, and other graduate medical education opportunities are required before working as a licensed physician.
“My typical day is very busy. New things hit my desk every day. There’s always a new need greater than the last. There’s always a compelling story.”
If you are seriously ill, you may be interested in palliative care. Palliative care is concerned with relieving your physical symptoms while making you more comfortable. It can be given in a hospital, nursing home, or at home surrounded by family.
TARZANA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / May 25, 2021 / It is with much enthusiasm that veteran healthcare executive Dr. Alexander Everest announces that he is the subject of a new, exclusive interview. The interview, which was conducted by journalist Carlyn Runnels on behalf of an online periodical that concentrates on matters relating to business and entrepreneurship, was published on May 13, 2021.
TARZANA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 4, 2021 / The new ownership team of the historic hip-hop label Death Row Records officially announces it intends to take the label in a totally new musical direction, with a firm emphasis on optimistic and uplifting music.
“My team identified the opportunity in 2019 and we were excited to be able to purchase such an established name in the music world. As the CEO of Death Row Records, I am looking forward to this new adventure and have big plans for the label.”
As medical school draws to a close, medical students begin looking for residency opportunities. The application process for a residency is generally highly competitive, and medical students have many questions about how it works.
If your loved one is facing a serious illness and their doctors have revealed a low prognosis for their recovery, palliative care may be considered. Palliative care is a patient-focused discipline that focuses on the patient’s emotional, social, and physical comfort rather than providing curative treatment for their condition.