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Definition and pathophysiology of complex cancer pain

Michael I. Bennett.

in Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Radiation Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 2602 words.

Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as an ‘unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in...

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Diffuse cancer pain in lower half of body

Kate Marley.

in Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Radiation Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 3143 words.

In this chapter a complex case of refractory pain is considered in a patient with advanced cancer, which illustrates the challenges of balancing benefits and burdens of different treatment...

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Drug doses in advanced chronic kidney disease

Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh, Emma Murphy and Max Watson.

in Kidney Disease

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nephrology; Pharmacology. 3133 words.

Drug handling in advanced chronic kidney disease - Dosages of commonly used drugs in advanced chronic kidney disease: introduction - Drug dosages in CKD5: analgesics - Drug dosages in CKD5:...

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Drug interactions in palliative care

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells.

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

June 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 6010 words.

This chapter covers drug interventions in palliative care, including Cytochrome P450 isoenzymes. The chapter contains a large formulary of drugs including route, dose, frequency, and...

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Drug monographs A–Z

Andrew Dickman.

in Drugs in Palliative Care

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 952 words.

Monographs - Alfentanil - Allopurinol - Amitriptyline - Amoxicillin - Anastrozole - Antacid and oxetacaine - Azathioprine - Baclofen - Benzydamine - Betahistine - Bicalutamide -...

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Drugs in Palliative Care

Andrew Dickman.

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 592 pages.

Providing an overview of pharmacology and prescribing advice, this second edition contains over 160 drug monographs, presented in an A-Z format. Fully revised and updated, this detailed yet...

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E

Andrew Dickman.

in Drugs in Palliative Care

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 4616 words.

This chapter includes drugs beginning with the letter E

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End of Life Care in the ICU

Edited by Graeme Rocker, Kathleen Puntillo, Élie Azoulay and Judith Nelson.

January 2010; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology; Medical Ethics. 416 pages.

End of life care in the ICU presents its own unique challenges, and this resource highlights real clinical issues which need to be addressed if quality palliative care within ICUs is to be...

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F

Andrew Dickman.

in Drugs in Palliative Care

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 7838 words.

This chapter includes drugs beginning with the letter F

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Formulary

Richard D.W. Hain and Satbir Singh Jassal.

in Paediatric Palliative Medicine

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 30631 words.

This chapter is a formulary of drugs commonly used in paediatric palliative medicine. A summary of use and doses and routes is provided in each instance, with many sections also accompanied...

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