Palliative care is provided to patients with quality adjusted life years to intervene and improve the patients condition. It is provided in case of life threatening illnesses like cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cardiac heart failure, kidney failure, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, etc where the patient is suffering from a lot of stress and trauma and hence his quality of life is much deteriorated. Palliative care helps in treating a lot of conditions like pain, loss of appetite, trauma, depression, shortening of breath, fatigue, nausea, constipation, insomnia, etc. It is a treatment which can’t be provided by
a single professional, hence it includes a group of skilled, qualified and experienced doctors, nurses, physiotherapist, pathologist, language therapist, occupational therapist and some other healthcare professionals who work in harmony with the primary care physicians and specialists.