Dr. Anna Dauer, Deaconess Palliative Care Medical Director
Perhaps you’ve heard the term “palliative care” but weren’t sure what it meant. Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with chronic illnesses, focusing on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a chronic illness regardless of the diagnosis. The overall goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.
Brooke Kline, PA-C, and Sarah Booth, MSN, FNP-C, Orthopaedic Associates
When someone is considering joint replacement, many questions come to mind about what to expect from the overall process—before surgery, during the hospital stay, and afterwards.
Deaconess Joint Replacement Program
If you suffer from knee pain, you’re not alone. Out of approximately 320 million people living in the United States, more than 40 million suffer some form of arthritis.
Ankita Bahuva, MD, Internal Medicine, Deaconess Clinic Downtown
Your doctors’ appointments are an important and valuable time to connect with your doctor, share your perspective and information, and learn from your doctor’s expertise. The best appointments happen when patients are very prepared.
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