life-enhancing therapy

life-enhancing therapy

Clinical medicine Pt management–eg, use of antiretrovirals, narcotics for CA pain, or palliative surgery, intended to improve quality of life without an expectation that life will be significantly extended. See Life-extending therapy.
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The bus is used to take the children from the orphanage to essential and life-enhancing therapy sessions.
To increase patient awareness of lifesaving and life-enhancing therapy options for cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure, the Guidant Foundation today announced that it has awarded $250,000 to the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE) to help fund the NASPE website development project.