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2017 GP Forum: Palliative Care for Aboriginal Patients

Palliative Care is care that helps people live their life as fully and as comfortably as possible when living with a life-limiting or terminal illness. It identifies and treats symptoms which may be physical, emotional, spiritual or social. It is a family-centred model, meaning that family and carers can receive practical and emotional support.

This presentation outlined the “Palliative approach”.

Presented by Dr Emma Burns – Palliative Care Consultant, Central Adelaide Palliative Care Service