Introducing palliative care
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Presentation
- By: LEE, Mun Sun (International Medical University, Kuala lumpur, Malaysia)
Palliative care is defined by the World Health Organization as [quotright]an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problems associated with life-threatening illness[quotrightB?]. Palliative care provides relief from pain and other distressing symptoms as well as maintaining optimal quality of life,.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.