Phone # 626-577-7979

Palliative Care

Palliative Care is “the active total care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment.” The goal of palliative care is the achievement of the best possible quality of life for patients and their families.

Symptom Control involves therapies for nausea & vomiting, dry mouth & stomatitis, excessive pulmonary secretions/death rattle, radiation mucositis and proctitis, and wound care.

Treatments Include:

  • Anti-Emetics
  • Therapy for Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
  • Anti-Secretory Agents
  • Pain Management
  • Wound Care
  • Dyspnea
  • Prevention/Treatment of Radiation Mucositis/Proctitis