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2019 Jan-Mar

Indian J Palliat Care



A Qualitative Study on Palliative Needs of Stroke Patients in an Indian Tertiary Care Setting – Doctors’ Perspective.


Lloyd J, Pinto A M, Nair S, Tarey S
Indian J Palliat Care. 2019 Jan-Mar; 25(1):84-91.
PMID: 30820108.


Stroke is the development of a focal neurological disturbance lasting >24 h, of vascular origin. In India, stroke is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality. Most stroke patients, during their duration of treatment and posthospitalization, want relief of suffering, a sense of control and minimized burden on the family.