Palliative Care

Palliative Care in Delhi


Palliative Care is medical care that helps patients from painful symptoms while facing serious illnesses such as heart disease, chronic disease, or cancer. It is facilitated based on the patient’s need and condition. It improves the quality of life in patients by helping them cope with medical, emotional, and social support. 

How Palliative care helps?

Palliative care is a form of medical care that helps in relieving symptoms and providing comfort, and support to deal with serious illness. Palliative care improves the patient’s diagnosis with an additional layer of support. It is complemented in patients to ease stress by optimizing well-being in incurable conditions. Palliative care can be received by patients with any stage, age, prognosis, or ongoing illness.

Who can benefit from Palliative Care? 

Palliative care can benefit patients with ailments and conditions including –

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cancer
  • Covid-19
  • Heart disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Lung disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Stroke
  • Lung disease
  • HIV & AIDS

What type of support do Palliative Care doctors provide?

Palliative Care is initiated on patients with a life-threatening disease and it is indulged to prolong the patient’s life by improving the quality of life for them. It can be provided in a variety of settings from emergency rooms, to hospitals, or at home. Palliative care provides support to patients on various needs by also reducing the overall health cost. The support and care provided are –

  • Social need – Palliative care specialists help in relieving stressful situations for a person with serious illness and their caregivers. The palliative care team also organizes support groups and communities where they organize programs to talk with family members for counseling.
  • Spiritual need – It includes spiritual care where which helps in coping with the illness based on a person’s belief system on cultural background.
  • Emotional need – It helps with stress, anxiety, and depression through palliative care by providing guidance on necessary programs and resources to families and patients.
  • Financial need – It helps in finding resources for expensive treatments to reduce the cost and also guides you by getting in touch with fundraising, government support, and patient assistance program.

 Dr. Vivek Loomba is a pain management specialist with an overall experience of 26 years in this field. He is focused on working closely with the cancer care team for the welfare of patients. He has also worked in managing patients with attentive care by performing various procedures like nerve root blocks, epidurals, facet joint injections, knee joint and sacroiliac joint injections, radiofrequency ablation of various joints, and insertion of spinal cord stimulators. Dr. Vikek Loomba’s dedication to emphasizing treatments for patients with serious illnesses has helped them in living a healthy and long life.