Joseph Rogers, Duke University: Benefits of Palliative Care

Joseph Rogers, MD, Duke University discusses palliative care and how it fits into the overall treatment regimen of very sick patient populations.

At the Heart Failure Society of America's 20th Annual Scientific Meeting, Joseph Rogers, MD, Duke University, discussed his research and clinical work surrounding advanced heart failure and all the therapies -- pharmacologic, electrical, cardiac transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support -- that go along with it. Rogers highlighted another branch of therapy that's come to light, palliative care, and how it fits into the overall treatment regimen of very sick patient populations.