Palliative care provides relief from the symptoms and stress of illness

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Palliative care is specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness or chronic condition.

It’s focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of the illness with the goal of improving the quality of life for both the patient and their family.

The President-elect of the San Diego County Medial Society and Scripps Hospice and Palliative Care Specialist Dr. Holly Yang was in studio to tell us more.

For info on palliative care and hospice: www.PalliativeDoctors.orgwww.GetPalliativeCare.org

For advance care planning: www.PrepareForYourCare.org

Categories: Health, In Studio Guests, Local San Diego News