Enteral Feeding – An introduction

Sometimes, 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 problems, having obstructions in the food canal or other similar problems. Under such circumstances Doctors … Read more Enteral Feeding – An introduction

Types of pain and palliative care

Pain is defined as an unpleasant sensation both physically and emotionally. Pain 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 structures are highly sensitive to distension (stretch), ischemia and inflammation, but relatively insensitive to other stimuli that normally evoke pain such as … Read more Types of pain and palliative care