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Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians | Radiology | Hospice and Palliative Medicine in Illinois

Definition A radiologist 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 Radiology
Specialization Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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Title Specialization
2085B0100X Body Imaging
2085D0003X Diagnostic Neuroimaging
2085N0700X Neuroradiology
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2085P0229X Pediatric Radiology
2085R0001X Radiation Oncology
2085R0202X Diagnostic Radiology
2085R0203X Therapeutic Radiology
2085R0204X Vascular & Interventional Radiology
2085R0205X Radiological Physics
2085U0001X Diagnostic Ultrasound

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