Anticipatory prescribing at the end of life in Lothian care homes.

Abstract

Common symptoms at the end of life include pain, breathlessness, anxiety, respiratory secretions and nausea. National end-of-life care strategies advocate anticipatory prescribing for timely management of these symptoms to enhance patient care by preventing unnecessary distress. This study investigated the extent to which residents in eight Lothian care… (More)
DOI: 10.12968/bjcn.2014.19.11.544

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@article{Finucane2014AnticipatoryPA, title={Anticipatory prescribing at the end of life in Lothian care homes.}, author={Anne M. Finucane and Barbara J. Stevenson and Hilary Gardner and Dorothy A McArthur and Scott Murray}, journal={British journal of community nursing}, year={2014}, volume={19 11}, pages={544-7} }