Pain and Palliative Care

Pain and Palliative Care at NIH

  • Palliative Care seeks to treat symptoms caused by diseases or treatments that negatively affect quality of life such as pain, nausea, constipation, trouble sleeping, etc.

  • NIH PPCS Consultation service is available to all patients who are actively participating in a research study within the Clinical Research Center at the National Institutes of Heath

  • Patients are seen in any inpatient setting as well as in our outpatient clinic

  • Referrals to our service are required by your treatment team

    • Hospice Unit: Pain & Palliative Care Service oversees the care of two designated adult inpatient hospice beds located on 3SEN unit. The provision of hospice care is available to all active protocol participants. The scope of care encompasses comfort, symptom management and family support at the end of life in conjunction with their research team. M17-3 NIH Hospice Unit policy

    • M92-7 Advance Directive for Health Care and Research

  • What to Expect During Your Consultation

  • NIH Bereavement Service

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This page last updated on 07/19/2022

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