Palliative surgical care.
Summary of "Palliative surgical care."
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Department of Surgery, Division of Gastroenterological Surgery, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger N-4068, and Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.
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Name: The British journal of surgery
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.
Insurance, Physician Services
Insurance providing benefits for the costs of care by a physician which can be comprehensive or limited to surgical expenses or for care provided only in the hospital. It is frequently called "regular medical expense" or "surgical expense".
Facilities or services which are especially devoted to providing palliative and supportive care to the patient with a terminal illness and to the patient's family.
Progressive Patient Care
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
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