Dr. Ann Allegre MD
- Hospice and Palliative Medicine Overland Park, KS
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Dr. Ann Allegre, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Overland Park, KS, with other offices in Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, MO. She has 39 years of experience. Her specialties include Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Allegre is affiliated with Menorah Medical Center, Providence Medical Center and Research Medical Center. She speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Ann Allegre has the following 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Hospice care & Palliative medicine specialists focus their practice on pain management, symptom relief and qualify-of-life treatments to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. These doctors have specialized expertise in the treatment of patients with serious illnesses, advanced diseases and conditions resulting from catastrophic injury. Though often they work within hospice settings, they prevent and alleviate suffering appropriate at any age and stage of disease and can work alongside practitioners providing curative treatments.
Hospice care & Palliative medicine focuses on depression, pain, fatigue, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions. They also alleviate psychosocial distress and other stressors that accompany terminal illnesses. They are skilled in guiding families through legal and ethical decision-making in end-of-life care and can address spiritual issues at these times. By coordinating care across settings by improving communication among providers, they improve access to information for families so that they understand the patient's condition and treatment options.
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