The Health: Medicine: Medical Specialties: (Palliative Care Medical Specialties )

Palliative care is the active total care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment. This section deals with sites that promote, educate and inform the public about palliative care in general. Palliative Care Medical Specialties Medicine Health.

Physicians sometimes use the term palliative care in a sense meaning palliative therapies without curative intent, when no cure can be expected (as often happens in late-stage cancers ). (wikipedia)