Basri Lenjani1, Blerim Krasniqi1,2*, Gani Shabani1, Premtim Rashiti1, Arber Demiri1, Besarta Pelaj2, Fllanza Spahiu2 and Dardan Lenjani2
1Emergency Clinic, University Clinical Centre of Kosova, Pristina, Republic of Kosovo
2College Medical of Sciences Resonan, Republic of Kosovo
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 million to 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 end tracheal 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.
Lenjani B, Krasniqi B, Shabani G, Rashiti P, Demiri A, Pelaj B, et al. Emergency Care Sick Palliative and Problems Oncology in Emergency Department during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Ann Surg Case Rep. 2020; 3(4): 1040..