Palliative Care: Support for Patients and Families at Any Stage of Serious Illness (audio)
In this podcast, Eytan Szmuilowicz, MD will discuss what palliative care means and identify when it should be sought. Palliative care can be helpful in managing symptoms for serious illnesses that are life limiting. Supporting the patient, as well as their families and caregivers, also is an essential part of palliative care.
Eytan Szmuilowicz, MD is director of Palliative Medicine and an internal medicine physician on the medical staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and assistant professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.