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Palliative medicine

Palliative medicine is a medical subspecialty provided by doctors who offer palliative care for people who are seriously ill. Palliative care relieves suffering and improves quality of life for people of any age and at any stage in a serious illness, whether that illness is curable, chronic, or life-threatening.

Palliative care is the interdisciplinary specialty focused on improving quality of life for persons with serious illness and their families.

We offer the following services of palliative medicine:

  1. antipain theraphy,
  2. symthomatic theraphy,
  3. palliative therapy,
  4. desinthechsyological therapy,
  5. compehensive service of tumor and non tumor patients,
  6. complete care,
  7. psychological help to a patient and his or her relatives.

Main mission of palliative care

  • 1. Our first aim is to relieve physical and mental pain. We can reach to a desired level only with the help of the patients and their relatives.
  • 2. Everybody has his or her own lifetime. We are only followers in one's lifetime.
  • 3. If a patient is incurable, it does not mean that we can do nothing for him. Many thing that seem so simple to a healthy person have great meaning for a patient.

  • 4. The patient and his or her relatives are a unity. Be careful while being part of the unity. Do not judge, help.
  • 5. Each person is an individuality. Do not obligate your ideas . The patient gives us more than we can give to him.
  • 6. The prestige of palliative care is your prestige.
  • 7. During your visit to a patient do not hurry. Do not stand overhead, sit by his or her side.

  • 8. Accept everything from the patient, even agressiveness. Before doing something try to understand a person, before understanding try to accept.
  • 9. Tell the truth, if the patient asks for it. Always tell him the truth, but do not hurry.
  • 10. "Unplanned" visit is more valuable than an "accordibg to a schedule" one. Visit to your patient more frequently.
  • 11. Always keep your kindness, honesty and sincerity with you, do not leave it with the patient.
  • 12. And finally always remember that you know quite few things.