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Hospice and Palliative Medicine

2084H0002X
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Definition A psychiatrist or neurologist with special knowledge and skills to prevent and relieve the suffering experienced by patients with life-limiting illnesses. This specialist works with an interdisciplinary hospice or palliative care team to maximize quality of life while addressing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of both patient and family throughout the course of the disease, through the dying process, and beyond for the family. This specialist has expertise in the assessment of patients with advanced disease; the relief of distressing symptoms; the coordination of interdisciplinary patient and family-centered care in diverse venues; the use of specialized care systems including hospice; the management of the imminently dying patient; and legal and ethical decision making in end-of-life care.
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Classification Psychiatry & Neurology
Specialization Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Health providers classified as: Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Provider State Specializations
Dr. Robert Albright MD Kentucky
Dr. Marguerite Poreda Florida
Fred Lipovitch Arizona
Stewart Fleishman California
John Shuster Tennessee
Dr. Anjum Mujahid New Jersey
Dr. Bruce Schlecter California
Holly Schaefer Wisconsin
Dr. Harold Goforth MD Ohio
Laura Lynam MD Washington

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