Palliative sentence example

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  • The true palliative of famine is to be found in the improvement of methods of transport, which make it possible rapidly to convey food from one district to another.
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  • In the long run, however, even this palliative ceased to work; and accordingly on June 5 1917 a new stiffening of the standing orders was voted, which sufficed in effect during the later period of the Parliament.
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  • A good palliative is sweet oil; this will allay any corrosive irritation of the throat and stomach, and at the same time cause vomiting.
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  • Intravenous narcotics may also be used for palliative care, to relieve the pain of patients diagnosed with terminal cancer.
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  • Chemotherapy also can ease the symptoms of cancer (palliative chemotherapy), helping some patients have a better quality of life.
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  • In advanced metastatic cancer when cure is unlikely, palliative surgery aims at reducing symptoms.
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  • There are also drugs that offer palliative care - treating the symptoms of migraines as they arise.
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  • All of the proceeds benefited Children's Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition and its goal to improve care for critically ill children.
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  • Persons in severe pain from terminal cancer are often prescribed narcotics as palliative care.
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  • The review team was able to arrange for five new commodes to be purchased for use in the palliative care ward.
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  • Treatment is entirely palliative; as of 2004, there was no effective antiviral treatment.
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  • The aims of palliative gastrectomy are often to enable oral food intake, stop bleeding or relieve pain.
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  • Treatment - Palliative surgery may relieve the biliary obstruction in carcinoma of the head of the pancreas.
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  • Opened in 1992 the hospice is now acknowledged as providing the highest quality specialist palliative and support care in North Hampshire.
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  • Whilst as district nurses we use the word palliative, many patients are unaware of its meaning.
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  • Defense procurement can not be a short term palliative to the dole queue.
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  • Palliative care Our palliative care Our palliative care aims to maintain and where possible, improve quality of life for patients and their families.
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  • Many common, chronic diseases have therapies that are at best only palliative.
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  • This is not palliative care that takes away the pain of living, a safe haven from life's storm and stress.
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  • Grove House Provides specialist palliative care on a daily basis to all people affected by cancer or a life threatening illness.
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  • It was the second NHS palliative care hospice in the country.
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  • For palliative care, some additional Poms are recommended for inclusion but strong opiod controlled drugs are not.
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  • The remedy for this condition of affairs is sought in a most elaborate and artificial system, of transferring officers and men from one unit to another at stated intervals in peace-time, but this is no more than a palliative, and there are other difficulties of almost equal importance to be surmounted.
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  • In short " unbearable suffering " can be improved with good access to high quality palliative support.
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