The role of home healthcare in managing cancer-related pain during COVID-19pandemic:‘The Triple Triage Protocol


Ergonenc T., Serbetcigil Ergonenc J., Yamak Altınpulluk E.

Anaesthesia, Pain & Intensive Care, cilt.25, sa.1, ss.1-4, 2021 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2021
  • Dergi Adı: Anaesthesia, Pain & Intensive Care
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-4

Özet

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID
-
19)
can be responsible for severe acute respiratory syndrome and death.
To limit
the infection spread
,
non
-
urgent
surgical procedures, day procedures, including interventional pain
management,
and patient visits
,
have been postponed or
interrupted during
the COVID
-
19 pandemic
.
Pain
management is defined as a fundamental human right, but the rapidly changing nature of
the COVID
-
19 outbreak
requires revisions in clinical practice for chronic pain.
This article describes the role of home
healthcare
services
in managing cancer pain based on clinical practice during the COVID
-
19 pandemic and emphasizes the triple
triage co
ncept and the use of telemedicine.
Key
words
:
Coronavirus
;
COVID
-
19
;
Telemedicine
;
Home
care
;
Cancer Pain