Palliative care provides support, care and advanced planning to help improve the comfort and quality of life for individuals and families facing a life-limiting and incurable illness.
End-of-life care is provided in the last few days or weeks of life to manage pain and symptoms and provide grief support.
Medical assistance in dying
Medical assistance in dying occurs when a physician or nurse practitioner provides or administers medication that intentionally brings about the death of a qualifying patient who requests it, in compliance with legislation.
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