Is there a role of palliative care in the neonatal intensive care unit in India?

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Dighe, Manjiri P; Muckaden, Maryann A; Manerkar, Swati A; Duraisamy, Balaji P;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Palliative Care,volume 17,issue 2,pages104-107 (issn: 0973-1075, eissn: 1998-3735)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3183598, doi: 10.4103/0973-1075.84530
  • Subject: Review Article | Pain | Multidimensional approach | R5-920 | Pleurodesis | Pleurodesant | Tube thoracostomy | Palliative care | Oncology | Malignant pleural effusion | Fatigue | Talc | Medicine (General) | Neonatal intensive care
    mesheuropmc: education | health care facilities, manpower, and services

Recent advances in medical care have improved the survival of newborn babies born with various problems. Despite this death in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is an inevitable reality. For babies who are not going to “get better,” the health care team still has ... View more
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