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.
That, if years of life-enhancing therapy result in the acquisition of Dodi Fayed, there is much to be said for keeping one's problems to oneself.