Position Statement of the Indian Association of Palliative Care
The Position Statement document is provided below.
Note:- IAPC has given Position Statement on 2007 on the Administration of Subcutaneous Medication to home care patients by family members.
I. Recommendations for providing palliative Care for hospitalised COVID-19 patients with Critical Illness.
II Recommendations for providing palliative care for adults with cancer and chronic or end-stage organ impairment in hospitals: Having COVID-19 or treatment limitation due to prevailing COVID-19 situation Authors: Anuja Damani, Arunanghshu Ghoshal, Nandini Vallath.
III IAPC position on providing palliative care for children with cancer and chronic or end-stage organ impairment: Having COVID-19 or treatment limitation due to prevailing COVID-19 situation.
IV. IAPC position on providing psychological, social and spiritual support for patients and their families affected by COVID-19 and those with cancer and chronic or end-stage organ impairment whose treatment got limited due to COVID-19 situation.
V. IAPC position on providing home-based palliative care and nursing support for serious COVID-19 patients dying at home.
VI. IAPC Position on recommendations on rational use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for Palliative Care providers