Medical Dictionary

comfort care

noun

Medical Definition of comfort care

  1. :  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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