Sentence Examples


  • A good palliative is sweet oil; this will allay any corrosive irritation of the throat and stomach, and at the same time cause vomiting.
  • The remedy for this condition of affairs is sought in a most elaborate and artificial system, of transferring officers and men from one unit to another at stated intervals in peace-time, but this is no more than a palliative, and there are other difficulties of almost equal importance to be surmounted.
  • The review team was able to arrange for five new commodes to be purchased for use in the palliative care ward.
  • Inclusion criteria were all studies which provided data on age in relation to use of, or referral to specialist palliative care.
  • With the proof of local infiltration of a neighboring organ or in the presence of distant metastasis, palliative therapy can be started.

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