comfort care

noun

Medical Definition of comfort care

: palliative care Traditionally, medical care has been articulated as having two mutually exclusive goals: either to cure disease and prolong life or to provide comfort care.— R. Sean Morrison and Diane E. Meier, The New England Journal of Medicine, 17 June 2004

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“Comfort care.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/comfort%20care. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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