It wasn’t long after I started working as a palliative care doctor before I realized that palliative medicine is largely misunderstood. Many people think they know exactly what palliative care is. Unfortunately, what people think they know is often inaccurate and based on myth rather than fact. These common misconceptions about palliative care can instill fear and anxiety in those being introduced to palliative services for the first time.
Welcome to the bane of every palliative care clinician’s existence.Read More