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

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“Comfort care.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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