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अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान संस्थान, नई दिल्ली
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
कॉल सेंटर:  011-26589142

Patient Education

Patient Education

· Pre-anesthesia counseling about anesthesia procedure and answering all the concerns regarding the procedure

· Post-operative pain assessment and explanation of the role of good analgesia for uneventful recovery

· Parental education with adequate feedback from the minor regarding the minor’s peri-anesthesia events

· Explanation of the role of pain intervention procedures in relieving physical pain

· Involvement of home care team and counselors for the effective evaluation of the psycho-socio-spiritual aspects of the cancer pain

· Information and instructions for oral use of morphine in cancer pain and need for good compliance with answers to fear of opioid addiction
Physiotherapist teaches physical therapy and respiratory therapy to all pre- and post-operative patients and physical rehabilitation in palliative patients

· End-of-life care, home care and hospice support counseling for terminally sick patients

Resources for People in Pain

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

http://www.nci.nih.gov/

Panel Calls for Greater Attention to Cancer Patients' Pain, Depression, and Fatigue
http://www.cancer.gov/newscenter/symptommgmt

Understanding Cancer Pain
http://www.nci.nih.gov/cancerinfo/understanding-cancer-pain

Pain Control: A Guide for People with Cancer and Their Families
http://www.nci.nih.gov/cancerinfo/paincontrol

Substance Abuse Issues In Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/pdq/supportivecare/
substanceabuse/Patient

Pain (PDQ®)
http://www.nci.nih.gov/cancerinfo/pdq/supportivecare/pain

What You Need To Know About™ Cancer - An Overview
http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/wyntk/overview

Cancer Facts - Cancer: Questions and Answers
http://cis.nci.nih.gov/fact/pdfdraft/6_sites/fs6_7.pdf

National Institutes Of Health State-Of-The-Science Statement
- Symptom Management in Cancer: Pain, Depression and
Fatigue (FINAL STATEMENT October 26, 2002)
http://consensus.nih.gov/2002/2002CancerPainDepression
Fatiguesos022html.htm

Know Your Options: Understanding Treatment Choices for Prostate Cancer - Pain Management
http://www.cancer.gov/CancerInformation/understanding-prostate-cancer-treatment/page8

Educational Resources in Palliative Care

National Cancer Institute

a. Anxiety Disorder (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

b. Cardiopulmonary Syndromes (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

c. Cognitive Disorders and Delirium (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

d. Depression (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

e. Fatigue (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

f. Fever, Sweats, and Hot Flashes (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

g. Gastrointestinal Complications (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

h. Hypercalcemia (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

i. Last Hours of Life (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

j. Loss, Grief, and Bereavement (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

k. Lymphedema (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

l. Nausea and Vomiting (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

m. Normal Adjustment and the Adjustment Disorders (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

n. Nutrition in Cancer Care (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

o. Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

p. Pain (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

q. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

r. Pruritus (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

s. Sexuality and Reproductive Issues (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

t. Sleep Disorders (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

u. Smoking Cessation and Continued Risk in Cancer Patients (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

v. Spirituality in Cancer Care (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

w. Substance Abuse Issues In Cancer (PDQ®)
[ patient ]

x. Transitional Care Planning (PDQ®)
[ patient ]
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