Saturday 31 July 2021

71st WACEM-ACAIM Weekly Summit on the Contemporary issues in managing patients with special needs during the COVID Pandemic

24th July 2021

A round table meeting was held to discuss the care to patients with special needs during the COVID Pandemic.

Following patients were recognized as patients with special needs

1. Debilitated Bed Ridden patients

2. Transplant Patients

3. Patients who are addicted to Drugs and Alcohol

4. Indigent Patients

5. Patients with Obesity

6. Stable patients with special medical needs example: Cerebral palsy etc

An important aspect which was discussed was about END OF LIFE CARE for patients with special needs.

These are very important aspects which were brought to light in the midst of the COVID Pandemic.


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