Now we realize the advantages of Online teaching sessions!

Here,  Dr. Mallika Tiruvadanan of Lakshmi Pain and Palliative Care Trust Shares her experience of organizing online sessions for CCEPC.  Lakshmi Pain and Palliative Care Trust is the first course centre which organized CCEPC online in June 2020. “Dear friends, I was literally emotionally overwhelmed, with joy, pride and a sense of achievement, when we…

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A good night’s sleep for patients without pain

“A good night’s sleep for patients without pain; Isn’t that we aspire for!” “It’s a sad fact that even after amendments of NDPS rules, opioid analgesics are not reaching to those who needs them the most. And this, is now exacerbated by the pandemic situation and lockdown enforced due to it.” – writes Dr. Anuja…

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ECHO Series on COVID-19: Session 9

Sharing Experiences WEEK 9 Get infected with COVID-19 during patient care, develop symptoms, fall severely sick, breathless, and weak, and fight to survive lonely- this is the unbelievable story of Dr. Solomon S. Pudi, a specialty Doctor in ENT at NHS, Oldham, United Kingdom. Solomon was confronting the illness without realizing the fact that this…

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Palliative Care in COVID-19 Pandemic

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. View the Position Statement here. View the Addendum to the Statement on 2011 here. I. Recommendations for providing…

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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 Who are Infected or Affected by COVID Pandemic 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…

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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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