What is Palliative Care?
Pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic severe lung disease that occurs when lung tissue becomes scarred and thickened. Patients struggle with breathing difficulties, a persistent dry cough, fatigue, weight loss, and clubbing of the fingers.
In this video from Boehringer Ingelheim Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Dr. Toby Maher from the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK, talks about palliative care, which focuses on treating the patient’s disease symptoms while enhancing their quality of life.
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