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June 2020
Volume 26 | Issue 5 (Supplement)
Page Nos. 1-185

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Palliative medicine in the era of COVID-19 pandemic Highly accessed article p. 1
Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_185_20  
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Palliative care in coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: Position statement of the Indian association of palliative care Highly accessed article p. 3
Anuja Damani, Arunangshu Ghoshal, Krithika Rao, Pankaj Singhai, Spandana Rayala, Seema Rao, KV Ganpathy, Nisha Krishnadasan, Lt Alice Stella Verginia (Retd. Army), Nandini Vallath, Gayatri Palat, Chitra Venkateshwaran, Jenifer Jeba S, Lulu Matthews, Stanley Macaden, Mary Ann Muckaden, Srinagesh Simha, Naveen Salins, Jeremy Johnson, Savita Butola, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_207_2  
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Responding to palliative care training needs in the coronavirus disease 2019 era: The context and process of developing and disseminating training resources and guidance for low- and middle-income countries from Kerala, South India Highly accessed article p. 8
Sunitha Daniel, Chitra Venkateswaran, Poornima Sunder, Shoba Nair, Rajashree K Chittazhathu, Athul Joseph Manuel, Biju Raghavan, Sunil Kumar M M, Vineetha Rijju, Geetha Vijay, Seema Rao, Anupama V Prabhu, Uma Parameswaran, Odette Spruijt, MR Rajagopal, Mhoira Leng
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_131_20  
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How the COVID-19 pandemic experience has affected pediatric palliative care in Mumbai p. 17
Pradnya Talawadekar, Smriti Khanna, Veronique Dinand, Prakash Fernandes, Jayita Deodhar, Mary Ann Muckaden
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_189_20  
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Concerns of health care professionals managing non-COVID patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: A descriptive cross-sectional study p. 21
Riniki Sarma, Saurabh Vig, Puneet Rathore, Deepam Pushpam, Seema Mishra, Nishkarsh Gupta, Rakesh Garg, Vinod Kumar, Sachidanand Jee Bharati, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_155_20  
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Experience of palliative care services at tertiary comprehensive cancer center during COVID-19 lockdown phase: An analytical original study p. 27
Manisha Singh, Priti Sanghavi, Bhavna Patel, Ravi Umrania, Kikato Chishi, Mayur Ghoghari
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_132_20  
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Smartphone-based telemedicine service at palliative care unit during nationwide lockdown: Our initial experience at a tertiary care cancer hospital p. 31
Swagata Biswas, Shreya Das Adhikari, Nishkarsh Gupta, Rakesh Garg, Sachidanand Jee Bharti, Vinod Kumar, Seema Mishra, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_161_20  
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An update on initial epidemiological profile, clinical course, and outcome of COVID-19 patients at a tertiary care center in India p. 36
Dimple Pande, Anjali Kochhar, Suman Saini, Usha Ganapathy, Anoop Raj Gogia
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_146_20  
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Patients'/Caregivers' perspectives on telemedicine service for advanced cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: An exploratory survey p. 40
Shrikant Atreya, Gaurav Kumar, Jyotiprakash Samal, Moitri Bhattacharya, Shabnam Banerjee, Pallab Mallick, Debratna Chakraborty, Sunipa Gupta, Saswati Sarkar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_145_20  
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Effect of nation-wide lockdown on palliative care services in a tertiary care centre in India: A retrospective observational study p. 45
AR Karthik, Kanika Rustagi, Seema Mishra, Rakesh Garg, Nishkarsh Gupta, Sachidanand Jee Bharati, Vinod Kumar, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_142_20  
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Running palliative care services at the institute of palliative medicine, kozhikode, amid COVID-19 pandemic: A strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis p. 48
Lulu Mathews, Terrymize Immanuel, Nisha Krishnadas
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_137_20  
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Challenges encountered while providing holistic care to a cluster of COVID-19 patients p. 53
Sanjeev Kumar, Puneet Rathore, Shweta, V Krishnapriya, Alice Thankachan, Nengneivah Haokip, Balbir Kumar, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_147_20  
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Providing palliative home care during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in India p. 56
Reena Sharma
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_148_20  
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Palliative care interventions from a social work perspective and the challenges faced by patients and caregivers during COVID-19 p. 58
Prajakta Dhavale, Akhila Koparkar, Prakash Fernandes
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_149_20  
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Homecare and the COVID-19 pandemic – Experience at an urban specialist cancer palliative center p. 63
Nivedita Page, Vinay Naik, Priya Singh, Prakash Fernandes, Vivek Nirabhawane, Santosh Chaudhari
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_151_20  
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Opioid dispensing patterns from a tertiary care cancer hospital during the nationwide lockdown in COVID-19 pandemic p. 70
Ruparna Khurana, Mohit Varshney, Seema Mishra, Nishkarsh Gupta, Rakesh Garg, Sachidanandjee Bharti, Vinod Kumar, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_179_20  
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To Study the barriers in palliative care to nonmalignant cases in COVID-19 crisis in a tertiary health-care center p. 76
Tanya Jain, Roopesh Jain
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_164_20  
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COVID 19: The New Normal in the Clinic: Overcoming Challenges in Palliative Care p. 81
Deepa Kerketta Khurana, Saveena Gulati Raheja, Madhu Dayal, Dimple Pande, Usha Ganapathy
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_173_20  
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Assessment of the prevalence of symptoms in patients under institutional isolation in COVID-19 pandemic in India p. 86
Sanjeev Kumar, Puneet Rathore, Nandan Choudhary, Neha Singh, Alice Thankachan, Balbir Kumar, Shweta Bhopale, Anant Mohan, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_170_20  
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Concerns of health-care professionals managing COVID patients under institutional isolation during COVID-19 Pandemic in India: A descriptive cross-sectional study p. 90
Puneet Rathore, Sanjeev Kumar, Nandan Choudhary, Riniki Sarma, Neha Singh, Nengneivah Haokip, Shweta Bhopale, Anuja Pandit, Brajesh Kumar Ratre, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_172_20  
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CARE: A holistic approach toward patients during pandemic: Through the eyes of a palliative physician p. 95
Puneet Rathore, Sanjeev Kumar, Nengneivah Haokip, Brajesh Kumar Ratre, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_175_20  
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Concerns and coping strategies of persons under institutional quarantine during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic p. 99
Neha Singh, Sanjeev Kumar, Puneet Rathore, Saurabh Vig, Nandini Vallath, Anant Mohan, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_176_20  
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Approaches and best practices for managing cancer pain within the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic in India p. 106
Anuja Damani, Arunangshu Ghoshal, Naveen Salins, Sushma Bhatnagar, Priti R Sanghavi, Vidya Viswanath, Shrenik Ostwal, Gauraiya Chinchalkar, Nandini Vallath
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_216_20  
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Psychosocial aspects of COVID-19 in the context of palliative care – A quick review p. 116
Seema Rajesh Rao, Odette Spruijt, Poornima Sunder, Sunitha Daniel, Rajashree K Chittazhathu, Shoba Nair, Mhoira Leng, Sunil Kumar M M, Biju Raghavan, Athul Joseph Manuel, Vineetha Rijju, Geetha Vijay, Anupama V Prabhu, Uma Parameswaran, Chitra Venkateswaran
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_183_20  
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Palliative care challenges and strategies for the management amid COVID-19 pandemic in India: Perspectives of palliative care nurses, cancer patients, and caregivers p. 121
Radhika R Pai, Malathi G Nayak, N Sangeetha
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_182_20  
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The psychosocial implications on cancer patients: The hidden collateral of the war on coronavirus disease 2019 p. 126
Devesh Sanjeev Ballal, Seema Gulia, Ashish Gulia
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_203_20  
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Palliative care delivery in cancer patients in the era of Covid-19 outbreak: Unique needs, barriers, and tools for solutions p. 130
Seema Mishra, Swagata Biswas, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_194_20  
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Child in institutional quarantine – A unique challenge p. 142
Neha Singh, Nengneivah Haokip, Puneet Rathore, Saurabh Vig, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_162_20  
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Aplastic anemia: Non-COVID casualties in the COVID-19 era p. 145
Nita Radhakrishnan, Ravi Shankar, Savitri Singh
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_152_20  
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Concerns of a post-chemotherapy/radiotherapy patient of nasopharyngeal carcinoma presenting with sustained COVID-19 infection p. 148
Shweta, Saurabh Vig, Puneet Rathore, Sanjeev Kumar, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_156_20  
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Why i can't breastfeed my new-born baby? Psychosocial dilemma of a COVID-positive post-LSCS mother p. 150
Sanjeev Kumar, Puneet Rathore, Shweta, V Krishnapriya, Nengneivah Haokip, Alice Thankachan, Sushma Bhatnagar, Balbir Kumar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_157_20  
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Unraveling the role of palliative surgery in the era of COVID-19 pandemic p. 153
Raghav Gupta, AR Karthik, Kanika Rustagi, Nishkarsh Gupta, Sandeep Bhoriwal, Vinod Kumar, Rakesh Garg, Seema Mishra
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_158_20  
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Rendezvous of cancer patients with logistic and socioeconomic challenges during COVID-19 pandemic: A case series p. 156
Raghav Gupta, Riniki Sarma, Seema Mishra, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_159_20  
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Anger and Distress of a Curable Gastric Carcinoma Patient Becoming Incurable: A Dilemma of a Pandemic p. 160
Abhity Gulia, Prateek Sharma, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_163_20  
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Multiple caregiving role with the novel challenge of COVID-19 pandemic: A crisis situation p. 163
Abhity Gulia, Seema Mishra, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_165_20  
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Challenging concerns of transgender community amidst COVID-19 p. 166
Alice Thankachan, Puneet Rathore, Sanjeev Kumar, Shweta, V Krishnapriya, Nengneivah Haokip, Sushma Bhatnagar, Shweta Bhopale
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_166_20  
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Psychosocial burdens of a renal transplant recipient with COVID-19 p. 168
Nengneivah Haokip, Puneet Rathore, Sanjeev Kumar, Shweta, V Krishnapriya, Alice Thankachan, Anitha Swamy, Anuja Pandit, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_169_20  
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A Child with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Institutional Isolation during the COVID Pandemic: A Multifaceted Responsibility p. 170
Puneet Rathore, Sanjeev Kumar, Shweta, Neha Singh, V Krishnapriya, Alice Thankachan, Nengneivah Haokip, Shweta Bhopale, Brajesh Kumar Ratre, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_167_20  
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COVID-19-Positive report posing a delay in treatment course in a middle-aged metastatic neuroendocrine tumor patient p. 173
V Krishnapriya, Puneet Rathore, Sanjeev Kumar, Shweta, Alice Thankachan, Nengneivah Haokip, Saurabh Vig, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_168_20  
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Integration of telemedicine for home-based end-of-life care in advanced cancer patients during nationwide lockdown: A case series p. 176
Swagata Biswas, Shreya Das Adhikari, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_174_20  
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Telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic: Experience at Bahrain oncology centre, Bahrain p. 179
Shiv Pratap Singh Rana, Elias Fadel
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_181_20  
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COVID-19 pandemic prompts changes to pain and palliative care at home p. 180
Poonam Kumari, Amarjeet Kumar, Chandni Sinha, Ajeet Kumar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_178_20  
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Palliative care for COVID-19: Let Us be Prepared… p. 181
Megha Pruthi, Gaurav Chanana
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_123_20  
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Considerations for palliative intervention procedures in the COVID pandemic p. 183
Sapna Singla, Abhishek Kumar, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Sushma Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_171_20  
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True heroes of COVID-19 battle – Our nightingalesPaid article p. 184
Varsha Francis, Ashish Gulia
DOI:10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_204_20  
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