Entry from British & World English dictionary
Care for the terminally ill and their families, especially that provided by an organized health service.
- It demonstrates that the use of blood transfusion in palliative care requires further discussion.
- Not all hospitals and healthcare facilities offer palliative care services.
- Such prescriptions may affect two thirds of inpatients in specialist palliative care units.
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