Pocketbook of Palliative Medicine
Pocketbook of Palliative Medicine
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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.
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