Volume 11 Issue 309
Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 22-Nov-2009 
Next Update - 14:00 UC 08:00 EST 23-Nov-2009

Editor: Susan K. Boyer, RN
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National Institute of Nursing Research -- New palliative care brochure  

(22 November 2009: VIDYYA MEDICAL NEWS SERVICE) -- Special care is available to make patients more comfortable during end-stage chronic disease. Itís called palliative care. Patients receive palliative care at the same time that they receive treatments for their illnesses. Its primary purpose is to relieve the pain and other symptoms and improve quality of life. Download a brochure about palliative care from the National Institute of Nursing Research:

http://www.vidyya.com/12pdfs/NINR_PalliativeCare_Brochure_508C.pdf

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