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With home visits and modern technology, palliative medicine physicians in Alabama are overcoming long-held resistance.
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A nursing specialty concerned with care of patients facing serious or life-threatening illnesses. The goal of palliative nursing is to prevent and relieve suffering, and to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Hospice nursing is palliative care for people in their final stages of life.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
A branch of nursing requiring generalist training with specialty knowledge in crisis assessment and management in all subdisciplines of nursing. Rural nursing practices often include geographical and social distance concepts in delivery of health care.
Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...