"Palliative Medicine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A branch of medicine concerned with preventing and relieving the suffering of patients in any stage of disease. Its focus is on comprehensive care and improving the quality of all areas of the patient's life.
- Palliative Medicine
- Palliative Care Medicine
- Medicine, Palliative Care
- Medicine, Palliative
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Palliative Medicine".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Palliative Medicine".
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