Cancer patients often have pain, discomfort, disease related symptoms and psycho-social issues. Many cancer patients are in terminally ill condition. Palliative care is the care of physical and psychosocial, spiritual and physical symptoms of cancer patient and improving the quality of life of cancer patient. Palliative care includes cancer pain management.
Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial and spiritual.
Dr. Jagdish Shinde has special interest in palliative care.
To book appointment for palliative care please call Mob. 9890233887
Who should consult for palliative care doctor?
Patient who is diagnosed with cancer and having pain or other disabling symptoms of cancer. Patients with advanced disease and patients who cannot tolerate other form of treatment should consult palliative care physician.
What is benefit of palliative care?
- Pain management
- Treatment of symptoms
- Psychological and spiritual support to patient
- Increased compliance to treatment
- Improvement of quality of life of patient