end-of-life care

What happens if you refuse dialysis

Dialysis is a treatment indicated for patients with kidney failure. Kidney failure means the kidneys are no longer capable of doing the job of cleaning the waste products of the body. Treatment … [Read more...]

Palliative care for patients with advanced dementia

When we hear the words "terminal disease,“ we always think of cancer. “Terminal cancer” is a term that everybody has heard before. But have you ever heart of the term “terminal dementia?” According … [Read more...]

End-of-life care for pediatric cancer patients

Cancer is the leading disease that causes death to children ages 1 to 19. Over the last decades, the treatment of pain and the quality of end-of-life (EOL) care for children with cancer has improved. … [Read more...]

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