Palliative sedation & EAPC framework
Several years back, the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) had appointed an international panel of palliative care experts to formulate guidelines for palliative sedation. [...]
Evidence-based medicine: Too much of a good thing?
The concept of evidence-based medicine came like a breath of fresh air to the medical community. It helped, up to a point, to exclude bias [...]
The call came from the capital city of a North Indian state
The caller was in some distress; he was a doctor who had just finished our six weeks training in palliative care at Trivandrum and returned [...]
Certification and Courses
One month certificate course certificate course at MNJ Institute of Oncology The next one-month Certificate Courses in Pain and Palliative Medicine (CCPPM) and in Palliative [...]
Public interest litigation in Supreme Court of India
Two years back the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC) had filed a case before the Supreme Court of India asking for a national palliative [...]
India court admits plea to end life of rape victim
The public, as well as the medical and legal professions, continue to be confused about the distinction between euthanasia and withdrawal of life support in [...]
University of Iowa-Pallium India course on Palliative Care.
Pallium India joins hands with the Department of Geography at the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at University of Iowa, USA to conduct a [...]
Tom Middlemiss in British Pain News
Dr Tom Middlemiss, a palliative care physician from the UK, had done eight months of voluntary work with us in Trivandrum and ended it in [...]
Oral Morphine reaches Manipur!
Good news! Oral morphine enters another virgin state! Dr Jaichand Singh from Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, Manipur informs that all the licences are [...]