Pain and symptom management in palliative care

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Published: 17 Oct 2019
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Judy Knudson, PA-C - University of Colorado, Denver, USA

Judy Knudson speaks to ecancer at the APAO 2019 meeting in Boston about the management of patients in the palliative phase.

She outlines the different elements of this and emphasises the act of patient communication, especially during therapy.

Knudson also explains the landscape of palliative care, which should focus on social, emotional, psychological and spiritual support also.

She also describes the partnership with APAO in allowing the integration of palliative care and oncology.