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Palliative Care Consult Service

at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Palliative Care Consult Service

Palliative care offers special medical care for patients with long-term, progressive illness like heart disease, lung disease, end-stage kidney disease, cancer or dementia. The treatment seeks to relieve the symptoms, pain and stress of serious illness and to improve the patient’s quality of life. The palliative care team includes the special skills of a doctor, nurse practitioner, social worker, chaplain and case manager.

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Offering comprehensive medical, surgical and psychiatric care as well as complete emergency, ambulatory and diagnostic services to residents of southwest Boston and the surrounding suburbs.

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