Category Archives: Palliative care

Enteral Feeding – An introduction

Enteral-Feeding32Sometimes, a bedridden person may not be able to ingest food through their mouth. This can be due to various reasons, from refusing to eat (in some cases of dementia) to inability to swallow due to being comatose, having neurological …

Types of pain and palliative care

Pain is defined as an unpleasant sensation both physically and emotionally.

woman-lower-back-pain-lgnPain that is from the organs is called visceral pain. It is pain that results from the activation of nociceptors of the thoracic, pelvic, or abdominal viscera (organs). Visceral …