International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 11, November 2015


Pain and Palliative Care Services of General Hospital, Ernakulam: A Case Study based on Participatory Approach

Dr. Thara Sebastian | Ambili Chenchiliyan


Abstract: Palliative caregiving in India, especially in the State of Kerala, is the need of with increasing life expectancy and rising number of non-communicable diseases including cancer. The Government of Kerala is the first State Government in India to adopt a pain and palliative care policy to facilitate community based home care initiatives. The pain and palliative care unit, attached to the General Hospital, Ernakulum, Kerala, India is one such initiative of the Government. The public health approach in palliative care is worth considering for research in Kerala with a growing elderly population.


Keywords: General Hospital, Ernakulam, Pain and Palliative care unit, Need based home care, Palliative Care Patients


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 11, November 2015,


Pages: 968 - 971


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Dr. Thara Sebastian, Ambili Chenchiliyan, "Pain and Palliative Care Services of General Hospital, Ernakulam: A Case Study based on Participatory Approach", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 11, November 2015, pp. 968-971, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=NOV151276

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