An unfinished story

-Madhura Mandlik He smiled as he walked in , waving at his friends standing in a circle. Dressed in a crisp white shirt, tucked into...

Pain, Suffering and Spirituality

Rev. Dr. Arul Dhas. T Reader, Chaplaincy, CMC-Vellore 'Palliative care resonates with the healing ministry that affirms the sanctity and dignity of human life from the...

The Survivor

- From the Editor's desk This is the story of a married young lady Mrs. S from Bangladesh who fought cancer and was attending Cancer...

EVOLUTION OF PALLIATIVE CARE IN INDIA

Dr. Vishnu Priya Bashyam Specialist General Practitioner, Australia   Initially Hospice was referred to religious institution run by nuns, whose essential activity was to look after dying...

MEDICAL DECISION-MAKING: ARE WE DOING THE RIGHT THING?

Dr. Sushma Shivananda Resident Physician at National Cancer Centre, Singapore   Ethical issues in palliative care often surface because it may be difficult to outline clear boundaries about...

HOT SEAT

   Dr. Sri Sushma Nagasuri Fellowship trainee, Palliative Care       CMC-Vellore   My professor once said to me that, ‘it is not answering to the blank sheets of paper...

Career in Palliative Care: The future is already here – time to reckon

  Dr. Abhinav Singh, Patna Introduction A trained palliative physician is a precious and rare professional in India. Care of terminally ill or those suffering from incurable...

TECH-X

Dr. Amogh Nadkarni Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai   The cult classic TV show, Black Mirror, described the world of San Junipero, a virtual reality dreamland aimed...

THE OPEN LETTER

On breaking bad news...  Dr. Ekansh Debuka, Orthopedic Surgeon Dear Readers, We all enjoy fortune telling, don’t we! It conjures up the image of an old lady...

THE WINGS OF PALLIATIVE CARE

“Having emerged stronger from the loss of the one person I loved the most, more confident from all the body shaming and character assassination,...

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