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Helping patients and families make their health care wishes known
The Union

Most of us have a certain ideal of how medical care should work… A person gets sick or injured, goes to the doctor, gets treated and gets better. But medical care isn’t always one-size-fits-all.

Sometimes, people who have received a recent diagnosis of a serious illness or are struggling with the symptoms of one they’ve lived with for years may need a different approach to care. That is where the Palliative Care team at Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH) may be able to help.