What is Palliative Care?

安宁疗护/临终关怀/缓和医疗/缓和护理

Palliative care is a specialized care for people who are living with a serious and life-threatening illness such as stage 4 cancer,

or chronic diseases like end stage kidney failure.

缓和疗护是提供给生活在严重危及生命疾病,

或终末期慢性疾病患者的一种专业医疗护理。

Palliative care

  • addresses the patients’ needs as a whole, and not just the disease alone.

  • focuses on improving the quality of life of patients and their families throughout this difficult journey. ​

  • is achieved through preventing or treating the symptoms and side-effects caused by their illness and its treatments, as well as other related psychological, social and spiritual problems. 

  • can be provided in the hospital, outpatient clinic, nursing home, or at home.  

缓和疗护

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  • 是从整体的观点上来应对,帮助,设法解决患者的需求,而不仅仅只是医治疾病本身而已。​​

  • 是藉着预防或医治其病症所引发出来的各种症状,医治所带来的副着用,以及其它相关的心里,社会和精神问题。​​

  • 可以在医院,门诊,疗养院或家中提供。

  • 可以提供给即时正在同时接受治疗的患者。

Who 

needs

palliative care?

􏰇􏰁􏰈􏰆􏰉􏰂􏰊􏰋􏰌􏰍􏰎􏰏􏰐􏰑​我们可以提供安宁疗护给谁呢?

People of any age who are terminally ill and approaching end of life, or who have been diagnosed with a serious illness that has little or no prospect of cure, such as: 􏰒􏰓􏰔􏰕

没有年龄的局限。它可以提供予被诊断出患有严重疾病的患者,如:-

􏰒􏰓􏰔􏰕􏰖􏰗􏰘􏰀

  • Cancer 癌症

  • Kidney Failure 肾脏衰弱,不再洗肾

  • Heart Failure 心脏衰弱

  • Advance lungs disease 肺衰弱

  • Neurodegenerative disease 神经/肌肉退化性疾病

  • Motor Neurone Disease 渐冻症

  • Parkinson disease 帕金森氏病

  • Dementia 失智症

  • Extensive stroke 严重性中风

  • Traumatic brain injury 脑重创

  • HIV/AIDS 末期爱滋病