New York Times article on palliative care
2013 December 11
Through most of the world, the term palliative care is used synonymous with hospice care. In USA, however, there is a clear distinction.
And while palliative care includes end-of-life care, palliative care is much more – starting when disease-related suffering starts and going hand in hand with curative treatment.
This recent New York Times blog brings clarity to the issue.