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Palliative care

Palliative care: Introduction

Palliative care: treatment that reduces the severity of disease symptoms. See detailed information below for a list of 20 causes of Palliative care, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Palliative care: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Palliative care, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Palliative care Treatments

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Stories from Users for Palliative care

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Palliative care: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Palliative care may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Palliative care

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Palliative care: Deaths

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Definitions of Palliative care:

Care given to improve the quality of life of patients who have a serious or life-threatening disease. The goal of palliative care is to prevent or treat as early as possible the symptoms of the disease, side effects caused by treatment of the disease, and psychological, social, and spiritual problems related to the disease or its treatment. Also called comfort care, supportive care, and symptom management.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)

Detailed list of causes of Palliative care

The list below shows some of the causes of Palliative care mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Palliative care?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Palliative care. Of the 20 causes of Palliative care that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 8 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 12 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Palliative care:

The following list of conditions have 'Palliative care' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Palliative care Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Palliative care based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Palliative care:

    Medical Conditions associated with Palliative care:

    Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Palliative care:

    Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, Morphine, Pain management, Lifestyle modification, Meditation, Family counselling, Supportive care

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