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Palliative care prescribing by Jackie Williams

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Published by North West Medicines Information Centre in Aintree .
Written in English


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StatementJackie Williams.
SeriesDrug Information Letter -- no.117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19436823M

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NORTH OF ENGLAND CANCER NETWORK PALLIATIVE AND END OF LIFE CARE GUIDELINES Assessment – it is essential to try to determine the CAUSE of the pain to guide management PHYSICAL TOTAL PAIN SOCIAL SPIRITUAL Prescribing guidance Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. This website hosts the PANG Palliative Care Guidelines developed by a collaboration of UK Health organisations. Additional material is provided by Dr Ian Back. Where is the Palliative Medicine Handbook? Much of the material from the (old) Palliative Medicine Handbook is still available on this site, with the main Guidelines section updated with. Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Expand your knowledge in hospice and palliative medicine. Formerly known as the UNIPAC series, the Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine self-study series is comprised of 9 books, each focused on a specific topic in hospice and palliative medicine, with accompanying confidence-based learning modules. The Hospice and Palliative Care Formulary USA is a comprehensive compendium which brings together a wealth of essential therapeutic information about drugs commonly used in hospice and palliative care. This expanded second edition incorporates numerous updates, important new information, and many new by: 7.