Understanding Palliative Care
March 13, 2016•7 min
The goal of palliative care is to help patients with serious illnesses feel better. It prevents or treats symptoms and side effects of disease and treatment. Palliative care also treats emotional, social, practical, and spiritual problems that illnesses can bring up. When patients feel better in these areas, they have an improved quality of life.Larry Boggeln, MD, Palliative & Hospice Care Specialist at Temecula Hospital. is here to to speak about Palliative Care and how it is improve the quality of life for people with serious illness.