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University of Pittsburgh Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics

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About The Section

The University of Pittsburgh Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics was established to improve the quality of life of patients suffering from serious or life-limiting illnesses.

The Section provides comprehensive, coordinated services to patients and their families, with emphasis on:

  • Relief from pain and other disturbing symptoms
  • Integration of physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of patient care
  • Development of a support system to help patients live as actively as possible
  • Assisting family members during a loved one's illness and in bereavement
  • Developing treatment and discharge plans for seriously ill patients
  • Discussing end-of-life issue

For more information about the Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, please call 412-692-4834.

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