Palliative care in medical outliers with heart failure


  • Jammula Prabhakar Patro Department of Medicine, Viswabharati Medical College and Hospital, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh
  • Pavani Priyadarsini Jr. CDI Specialist, Saince Technology Services (P) Ltd., Somajiguda, Hyderabad



Palliative care, Heart failure


Medical outliers are the patients who present to medical practices without health insurance or with serious co-morbidities needing prolonged hospital stay. Palliative care is part of standard guidelines for management of heart failure. But in medical outliers suffering from heart failure, palliative care should begin more early than it is recommended in standard guidelines because of financial reasons. It is suggested that guidelines be framed also for medical outliers with heart failure. It will be useful for patients of heart failure in resource-poor countries too.


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How to Cite

Patro, J. P., & Priyadarsini, P. (2017). Palliative care in medical outliers with heart failure. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 4(7), 2508–2510.



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