overcastOvercast, 54.0°


Sound Off: Palliative vs. hospice


<b>What is the difference with palliative care and hospice?</b>

Hospice and palliative care both focus on improving the quality of life of seriously ill patients rather than curing their diseases. However, hospice care takes place only when patients have less than a year to live while palliative care can happen any time.

Full LJWorld.com site