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Goals of Treatment

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humiyifo's version from 2015-10-08 23:11

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Cure of Disease
Maintenance or improvement of quality of life through relief of symptoms, pain and suffering
Promotion of health and prevention of disease
Prevention of untimely death
Improvement of functional status or maintenance of compromised status
Education and counseling of patients regarding their condition and prognosis.
Avoidance of harm to the patient in the course of care
Providing relief and support near time of death