At Balco Medical Centre, our palliative care experts look after both acute pain management and chronic cancer pain in OPD, IPD and Emergency. Our consultants, senior residents and staff nurses effectively provide the service to the needy patients round the clock. The acute pain service looks after post-operative pain after major surgeries and all other acute and acute on chronic pain conditions. Chronic Cancer pain is managed using a multimodal approach, ranging from the use of oral analgesics including NSAIDs, co-analgesics, various forms of morphine, transdermal fentanyl patch to neurolytic nerve blocks given under ultrasound & fluoroscopic guidance.
The hospital has designated Pain & Palliative Care OPD Clinic, where treatment is offered for a variety of symptoms affecting those patients with advanced cancer.