Exploring Palliative Care’s Positives And Negatives
Los Angeles Times: The Promise And Pitfalls Of Palliative Care
What if a new medication for severely ill patients had no role in curing them but made them feel much better despite being sick? Let's say this elixir were found to decrease the pain and nausea of cancer patients, improve the sleep and energy of heart failure patients, prolong the lives of people with kidney failure, drive down health care expenditures and ease the burdens of caregivers? (Healy, 10/24).