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Quality of Life for Patient Receiving Palliative Care

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with cancer receiving palliative care using the quality of life measure of Ventafridda et al.

Specialty:

Hematology/Oncology, Palliative Medicine

Objective:

quality of life, end-of-life, palliative care

ICD-10:

C00-D49, Z51.5

Description:

Ventafridda et al evaluated the quality of life in patients with cancer receiving palliative care. This can help monitor the patient's terminal course and identify areas for therapeutic interventions. The authors are from the National Cancer Institute in Milan, Italy.

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