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What is Palliative & Supportive Care?

What is Palliative & Supportive Care?

06 May, 2021

The physical and emotional effects of cancer and its treatment may be very different from person to person. Palliative & Supportive care is specialized medical care that can address a broad range of such issues, integrating an individual’s specific needs into care. It aims to provide symptom relief and improve the quality of life for both patients and their families, irrespective of the diagnosis or stage of the disease.

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Patient Information Leaflet: MORPHINE

Patient Information Leaflet: MORPHINE

07 Mar, 2020

Good pain management is part of good cancer care. If you are reading this, you may have been started.

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Pain: The Invisible Epidemic

Pain: The Invisible Epidemic

09 Sep, 2019

Pain is one of the biggest health problems today, with almost 30% individuals suffering from pain worldwide.

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Neuropathic Pain (Neuralgia)

Neuropathic Pain (Neuralgia)

08 Jun, 2019

Neuropathic pain, or nerve pain, is one of the most intense forms of chronic pain caused by a problem with one or more nerves themselves.

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7 points to help you describe your pain to your doctor

7 points to help you describe your pain to your doctor

02 May, 2019

It can be surprisingly difficult to describe how pain feels. Each of us experiences our pain differently.

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Cancer Pain: Relief is possible

Cancer Pain: Relief is possible

02 May, 2019

The pain in cancer may be due to the cancer itself growing into or destroying nearby tissue.

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THE “TEXT NECK” SYNDROME

THE “TEXT NECK” SYNDROME

01 Apr, 2019

“TEXT NECK” is a popular new buzzword for describing an overuse syndrome that affects the neck.

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Platelet Rich Plasma in Chronic Pain

Platelet Rich Plasma in Chronic Pain

01 Apr, 2019

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is an increasingly popular treatment for various chronic pain conditions.

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Common myths about chronic back pain

Common myths about chronic back pain

01 Apr, 2019

Rest helps to relieve back pain: Patients with back pain rarely require rest for more than 1-2 days.

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