Symptoms: Anorexia and Cachexia in Hospice Palliative Care

In hospice palliative care, anorexia and cachexia are frequent symptoms observed in the dying.

Kath Murray explains both symptoms using analogies that make sense. Use these explanations in your caregiving to assist family and other caregivers alike to understand that caregiving is not always about feeding food to the patient.

Written and preformed by Kath Murray. All Rights Reserved. Life and Death Matters 2010