Palliative and hospice care often are misunderstood

Palliative and hospice care often are misunderstood

The Galveston County Daily News, June 28, 2022

Hospice is comfort care without curative intent. The patient no longer has curative options or has chosen not to pursue treatment because the side effects outweigh the benefits. Palliative care is comfort care with or without curative intent. Drs. Victor S. Sierpina and Rebecca Burke explain the differences.

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