Demystifying Palliative Care (Supportive Care)


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Palliative care is often confused with hospice. Very few people are aware that palliative care deals with the quality of life of patients who have a life threatening disease. This would include psychological, social problems in addition to preventing or treating the symptoms and side effects of disease or treatment. We are talking to Shirley Otis-Green Clinical Director of Consulting Services with the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California to demystify palliative care and understand the various aspects that are involved. Panel: Shirley Otis-Green, Lori Puente, Liz Salmi, Cynthia Chmielewski, Gary Petersen RSVP HERE!

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