This Week's Challenge: The definition of palliative care has evolved: it is no longer intended just for the terminally ill, but is also beginning to encompass those with serious illness and multiple chronic illnesses who can still benefit from quality of care and life, say respondents to a recent survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network. We wanted to see the key characteristics of palliative care patients.
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