Palliative Care Role

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Palliative Care; Role of family physicians
Palliative care is holistic approach to provide relief to patients who are suffering from life threatening illnesses and their families. In most clinical situations the principal aim is to cure the disease and relieve symptoms, but in palliative care main aim is to improve the quality of life of patients as well as their families who are facing complex issues associated with the disease. This is mainly through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification, comprehensive assessment and treatment of pain and other problems such as physical, psychosocial and spiritual.[1]
Palliative care also affirms life and regards dying as a normal process. Since it’s a natural process, it

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