Mercy - North Iowa's Palliative Medicine Team aims to relieve suffering and enhance quality of life for patients with significant illness and their families.
Who We Are:
How We Help:
The Palliative Medicine Team offers physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual care through:
Managing difficult symptoms:
Emotional and spiritual consultation:
Assistance with decision making:
How To Receive Services from the Palliative Medicine Team:
At the request of your physician and with the approval of patients and their families, an initial consultation will be conducted to determine the needs and goals of each individual. A family conference is often scheduled at that time to openly share information, discuss concerns and set goals for patient care.