Definition of 'palliative'
Example sentences containing 'palliative'
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This guidance clearly sets out the best practice for all those involved in palliative care, whether that be at home, in a hospice or in a hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This guidance clearly sets out the best practice for all those involved in palliative care, whether that be at home, in a hospice or in a hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nine out of ten palliative specialists are opposed to the change. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She was referred for palliative care and doctors warned her family to prepare for he worst. The Sun (2015)They are now giving her only palliative treatment to ease her pain. The Sun (2009)No one is suggesting that palliative care is a blanket panacea. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Can beauty treatments be a palliative for cancer? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Is the answer not to change the law but to improve palliative care? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Hospitals need more nurses and doctors with palliative care skills. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Can we afford universal palliative care for the dying? Times, Sunday Times (2008)And palliative care specialists see their role as much more than providing a home for the terminally ill. The Sun (2009)He suggested that she enjoyed life while she was relatively without symptoms and then came back for palliative treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The field of palliative care emerged over recent decades to bring this kind of thinking to the care of dying patients. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is about the supremacy of the wishes of the patient who wants that alternative when palliative care is not good enough. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Reading a palliative care nurse 's list of the five regrets of the dying made me realise that. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Hospice and palliative care is the specialist field where there are people who will do this and such care is given free of charge. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And recognising the importance of palliative care, the patient would also have to consult a palliative care specialist. Times, Sunday Times (2008)On his deathbed, he was initially refused an increase in his very low dose of morphine by the palliative care team. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is very effective at curing some early-stage cancers and can be used for palliative treatment for patients for whom other treatments have failed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She discovered that there was an alternative to the purely palliative treatment offered to her by the NHS. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I would advise anyone with bone cancer to find a palliative care specialist and the rest of us to give generously to local hospices. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The sum to be doubled is that spent on palliative care, about 180 million. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In any case, in Oregon most of those who use the law already receive palliative care. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In Wales, feedback from patients on their experience of specialist palliative care is now embedded in the system. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Synonyms of 'palliative'
temporary measure, stopgap, temporary expedient
Trends of 'palliative'
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