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Palliative care works to improve quality of life
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Dr. Gaines Richardson
Q: I hear Monroe Clinic offers a palliative care program to its patients. What is palliative care and who is it for?A: The importance of "whole person" health care is a concept Monroe Clinic has embraced since its beginnings. In many ways, palliative care is rooted in the guiding principle that the most effective health care addresses the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of each patient.If you have never heard of palliative care, let me explain.