Published on: October 18, 2012

An article on points out the relevance of palliative care in health care and particularly highlights its importance for the family members of the patient, who often suffer as much as the patient, and continue to suffer even when the patient is gone.

It highlights the point that palliative care is not just for the last few days of life. It quotes Dr M.M Sunil Kumar, Deputy Director of Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences,

… regardless of the type of disease, or how advanced it may be, there is always something that can be done to improve the quality of life of the patient.

To read the full article by Sujata Kelkar Shetty here: A Life Lived with Dignity

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