It is time change the perception of palliative care

08/15/2013 | WebMD

People should view palliative care as a "collection of medical interventions that make serious illness and/or the process of dying less excruciating," rather than as "giving up," author Heather Millar writes in a WebMD blog. Millar writes about her parents' reluctance to talk about end-of-life preferences and notes that palliative care should be discussed with patients facing any serious illness.

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