Perspectives: Palliative Care Home Visit

Perspectives: Palliative Care Home Visit – Col. (Dr.) Nikahat Jahan, Secunderabad After serving twenty years as a specialist in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, I started  training in the field of Palliative care. As a part of my training I, along with three of my colleagues, had the opportunity to join the palliative care team…

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Holistic care at Home

Holistic care at Home: Golden Butterflies’ efforts to help child-patients and families cope during COVID-19 – Aneka Paul, Stella Matthew, Ramalakshmi V., Chennai The novel coronavirus (SARS CoV-2) spread worldwide, lakhs of people succumbed to COVID-19 (COrona VIrus Disease), and healthcare systems across the globe crumbled under the patient load. Chronically ill or terminally ill…

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The power of dying amidst love

Cynthia Francis, Pre- Medical Student, Saint Louis University, United States Monsoon season is upon Kozhikode and the sporadic showers of rainfall are unpredictable. The air is so humid, I feel like I am taking gulps of water with each breath of air. As my lungs slowly adjust to the climate, I carefully watch the students,…

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