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  Palliative care

Palliative care

   Caring for a patient by maintaining the best quality of remaining life. Also offering support and guidance to the patient and family.


1. A group of individuals related by blood or marriage or by a feeling of closeness. 2. A biological classification of related plants or animals that is a division below the order and above the genus. 3. A group of genes related in structure and in function that descended from an ancestral gene. 4. A group of gene products similarly related in structure and function and of shared genetic descent. 5. Parents and their children. The most fundamental social group in humans.


Palladone is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): hydromorphone hydrochloride.

Controlling symptoms without curing the disease.

Palliative treatment
Non invasive relief of irritating conditions.

A surgical procedure in which a part of the brain called the globus pallidus is lesioned in order to improve symptoms of tremor, rigidity, and bradykinesia.

Pale appearance of the skin.


Inflammation of the urine-collecting system within the kidney.

Skin infection producing pus.

Vitamin B6, sometimes used to treat nausea in pregnancy or to manage premenstrual syndrome symptoms.

Something that causes fever.


Palliative care

A sedating medication used to control seizures.

Photodynamic radiation therapy
A light sensitive drug is given through a vein and concentrates in the tumor. Then, during a surgical procedure, a special light activates the drug. The activated drug kills tumor cells.

Primary brain tumor
Original source of tumor is the brain rather than other areas of the body.

Undeveloped or in early stages of development, undifferentiated.

An outline of care; a treatment plan.

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