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Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Hospice

Fordham library resources and additional information on various aspects of palliative and end-of-life care.

Web Content: Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care

How are palliative care and hospice alike, and how are they different?


What is hospice care?

  • Provides treatment to manage pain and symptoms associated with a terminal illness
  • Gives support to patient and family
  • Provides comfort and care, not "cure" the illness or disease
  • Objectives are pain and symptom control
  • Enables person who is terminally ill to enjoy life to the fullest

From Senior HealthHospice Care Overview-Types of Hospice Care Services;

Medication: Pain & Comfort

Books & E-books

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