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Palliative care

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.

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End-of-life care

End-of-life care is provided in the last few days or weeks of life to manage pain and symptoms and provide grief support.

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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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