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Description

A very concise booklet for junior doctors, specialists and general practitioners containing brief, dot-point suggestions for symptom relief in patients with palliative illnesses. Based on the 2014 Isle of Wight Symptom Relief Guidelines by Dr Graham Grove and Dr Paul Howard, this booklet is adapted for the Australian context..

It contains details about the following:
- Medications useful in the last few hours of life;
- Using continuous subcutaneous infusions;
- Using opioids and treating pain;
- Treating respiratory, gastrointestinal, neurological, dermatological and systemic symptoms in palliative patients;
- Treating acute complications of cancer
- And the Gold Coast Specialist Palliative Care team details

What's New

Version 2

This version has been peer reviewed by a number of palliative medicine specialists and updated to include details on hydromorphone, Australia's Palliative Care Outcome Collaboration definitions and a larger list of subcutaneous medication compatibilities.

Information

Seller
Graham Grove
Size
9.1 MB
Category
Medical
Compatibility
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this application.
Frequent/Intense Medical/Treatment Information
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Copyright
© 2017 Graham Grove and Paul Howard
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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