ECHO Series on COVID-19: Session 7

Understanding COVID-19 Pandemic; pathophysiology, presentation and epidemiological & its implications The session on Understanding COVID-19 Pandemic was held on 14th May 2020.Speakers and Topics: Dr. Anant Mohan, Professor, Pulmonology, AIIMS New Delhi: Key features of COVID in Respiratory System: Treatments and Redflag for Hospitalization Role of Public Health Surveillance in Responding to COVID-19: Dr. Ankur Nair, Surveillance…

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ECHO Series on COVID-19: Session 6

Supporting Children Infected or Effected by COVID-19 It is the role of Palliative Care Community to ensure basic needs of children to be satisfied, support their emotional needs, and guide parents/ care givers on how to talk and support children through- out the COVID-19 pandemic; said the experts participated in the echo series on Supporting…

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Finally the Dilemma on DNAR ENDS; Gains Legal Basis

Dr. Roop Gurshani explains the relevance of the position paper by the BioEthics Unit of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) orders and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), published in the current issue of the Indian Journal of Medical Research The ICMR has confirmed that CPR is not a default…

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ECHO Series on COVID-19: Session 4

Mental Health Challenges in Palliative Care In this session experts in the field of Mental Health, discussed the mental health challenges caused by the Pandemic. According to them the situation has amplified suffering and lead to unique mental health challenges due to the wide social and economic impact of the Pandemic. Staying connected with health…

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ECHO Series on COVID- 19: Session 3

An Initiative by Indian Association of Palliative Care In Collaboration with Hyderabad Centre for Palliative Care and TWCC Canada. Topic: Staying Safe in Health Interactions and Health Environment for Palliative Care Providers. While talking on the topic, ”Staying Safe in Health Interactions and Health Environment for Palliative Care Providers – a rapid review on evidence”,…

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