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Palliative Care

Development of Inpatient and Outpatient Palliative Care Services at RGCIRC, Niti Bagh, South Delhi – An Exciting and Enriching Experience

Palliative Care in simple words means specialized medical care for patients suffering from life limiting illness. Our journey of establishing this field at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Niti Bagh started in 2017 with a thought to help those in need and a mission to make people understand regarding this emerging branch of medicine. It was started with certain goals in mind: To spread awareness amongst patients and their family members on how integration of early pa... Read More

The Concept of “Respite Care” in Palliative Medicine

Palliative care follows a patient-centric approach to treatment which is largely possible because of the unwavering support offered to the team by the patient’s family and friends. Terminal illness during progressive disease tends to take a toll not only on the patients physical health but adds a physiological and financial burden that trickles down to the entire family. While prioritizing the patient, carers often end up neglecting their own needs eventually ending up exhausted, drained, frustrated and depressed. They begin to seek... Read More

Transversus Abdominis Plane (Tap) Block Neurolysis For Abdominal Wall Pain in Cancer

Pain is a common symptom associated with cancer. It is treated all over the world by using the WHO analgesic ladder approach and opioids along with some adjuvants remain the mainstay of treatment for cancer pain management. There are a few subset of patients who have progressive disease and continue to have pain despite heavy doses of analgesics. Such patients are treated with the help of regional nerve blocks/sympathetic neurolysis/epidural injections under image guidance. Recently a new subsection of ... Read More

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