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National Hospice and Palliative Care Awareness Month

Dr. McPherson says, "This just in: Nobody's gettin' out of here alive!"

"But we CAN gentle that journey using a patient- and family-centric approach, by providing aggressive body, mind, and soul support for those affected by a serious and life-limiting illness," says Senior PAINWeek faculty, and palliative care expert, Mary Lynn McPherson. "November is our opportunity to celebrate hospice and palliative care. Palliative care is an extra level of support for the patient and family, provided by an interdisciplinary team of specialists. ALL practitioners should possess basic palliative care skills! Read on for some opportunities to learn more about palliative care!"

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