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Emergency care sick palliative and problems oncology in emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic

Basri Lenjani*, Premtim Rashiti, Gani Shabani, Nehat Baftiu*, Blerim Krasniqi, Arber Demiri, Besarta Pelaj, Arban Demi and Dardan Lenjani

Published: 30 September, 2020 | Volume 4 - Issue 1 | Pages: 024-027

Emergency medical care in palliative patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to provide a consistent treatment for stable patients that should be consistent with the goals and benefits, the perspective of these patients, but avoiding palliative patients with a poor prognosis that is unlikely to survive. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world around 8.8 million deaths a year. Worldwide, about 7-10 million patients are diagnosed with cancer each year, recently there has been a significant increase in the number of cases diagnosed with cancer. About 70% of cancer deaths are in low- and middle-income countries. The goals of emergency medical care based on the criteria of BLS and ACLS, that is should be done “Do not do resuscitation, do not intubate but continue medical treatment excluding endotracheal intubation without prospects for the patient, but offering BLS only treatment concentrated symptomatic. ED is often the only place that can provide the necessary medical interventions (e.g., intravenous fluids or pain management medications. Medications as well as immediate access to advanced diagnostic tests when needed such as CT, RM and other diagnostic and treatment procedures.

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Keywords:

Palia1tive care; Emergency; Department; Resuscitation; Medical support; Medical treatment; Education and training

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