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University of Alabama at Birmingham(UAB) - Center for Palliative and Supportive Care

Description
The UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care is a national leader in the field of palliative and supportive care, with demonstrated leadership in compassionate clinical care, collaborative research, community outreach and training. We use a comprehensive approach to caring for people with serious illness by focusing on the whole patient, addressing the physical, emotional, social and spiritual suffering of disease. Beginning at the moment of diagnosis, palliative care can help address symptoms and set goals for care, focusing on quality of life, dignity and respect.
Region
North America
Country
United States of America
State
Alabama
City
Birmingham
Address
1713 6th Avenue South Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Website
https://www.uab.edu/medicine/palliativecare/
Contact person
Maria Bakitas, DNSc, CRNP

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