Hospitals offer palliative care for chronic illness

December 7, 2010

 

David Dennis,

Administrative Director,

Mercy Home Care Service

Elizabeth Edwards faced her cancer battle with strength and grace, and many in the medical community want to help others do that as well.

There's a medical specialty devoted to making people comfortable not only at end of life, but as they face chronic illness. It's called palliative care, and at Mercy, it's all about what the patient wants.

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