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Home away from hospital

Jo Anne Coonrod's illnesses used to send her to the hospital. Thanks to home palliative care, she's getting treated before an emergency.

Understanding – and prescribing – palliative care

It’s common to believe that palliative care is for patients nearing the end of life when all other treatment options are exhausted. In truth, its aim is to alleviate suffering in all its forms – physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual – and it can begin as early as diagnosis. – By Woody English, M.D., regional medical director, Providence Palliative Care

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End of life decisions

If you are seriously ill or in the hospital, you may be asked to make many decisions. Some decisions, such as whether or not to accept artificial life support, are very difficult and require careful consideration. The following are some commonly asked questions about artificial life support and other life-sustaining measures.