oa South African Family Practice - Palliative care in SA Family Practice : CPD

Volume 48, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2006:48(6) CPD Editorial Palliative care in SA Family Practice Dr E Gwyther Palliative care is an important aspect of clinical management and all health care professionals should develop the knowledge and skills required to manage patients and their families who are facing the diagnosis of life-threatening illness. WHO Definition of Palliative Care Palliative Care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing problems associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering, the early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial and ..

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