Hospice and Palliative Care Do Differ

Author: Betty Odello, RN, MN   It is important to know that there is a difference between palliative and hospice care.  Both aim to keep the patient comfortable and pain free. While hospice care is reserved for a patient during … Continued

Is it Terminal, Is it Palliative

Just as the English use the word “tea” in a variety of ways, so the medical and ethics professionals use the word palliative or terminal in a variety of ways. The only one sure thing to say about this particular … Continued