Palliative Pulmonary

What is Palliative Pulmonary Care?

Helps the patient manage respiratory insufficiency and other chronic symptoms, such as shortness of breath, fatigue, loss of appetite, difficulty sleeping and depression. Offers guidance for making difficult medical decisions and education related to disease process, medications, diet and community resources. Eases the transition between various healthcare settings and improves communication between the patient, the medical staff and the family.

Palliative Pulmonary FAQ’S

What does this service provide?

Who provides the care?

Palliative Pulmonary Care is provided by a team of nurses, social workers, and rehabilitation staff who coordinate the patient’s care and services with other providers as an extra resource of support.

How do I know this is right for me?

Who else, besides the patient, can benefit?

Will my insurance cover this service?

Do I have to give up my own doctor?