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What Is Palliative Care?
Perhaps you’ve heard the term “palliative care” but weren’t sure what it meant. Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with chronic illnesses, focusing on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a chronic illness regardless of the diagnosis. The overall goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.
Women & Heart Q&A
Dr. Prasanna Yelamanchili, cardiologist, Deaconess Heart Group.
Dr. Yelamanchili has been practicing in Evansville for more than 10 years, and in that time she has cared for hundreds of women with heart disease. She recently sat down for a Q&A about some important women’s heart health questions.