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Common Symptoms addressed by Palliative Medicine


Anxiety
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/anxiety/Patient/page2

Constipation
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/gastrointestinalcomplications/Patient/page3

Cough
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/cardiopulmonary/Patient/page2

Depression
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/depression/Patients/page2

Delirium
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/delirium/Patient/page2

Diarrhea
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/gastrointestinalcomplications/Patient/page6

Dyspnea
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/cardiopulmonary/Patient/page2

Insomnia
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/sleepdisorders/Patient/page2

Nausea and Vomiting
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/nausea/Patient/page2

Pain
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/pain/Patient/page2

Pruritus
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/pruritus/Patient/page2

Xerostomia
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/oralcomplications/HealthProfessional/page15

Clinical Guidelines for Palliative Medicine
http://oia.cancer.gov/pdf/Palliative_Care_Guidelines_Edition_03.pdf