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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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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

Ann Goldman, Richard Hain and Stephen Liben.

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Communication Skills; Medical Ethics; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine; Critical Care. 520 pages.

Comprehensive in scope and definitive in authority, this second edition has been thoroughly updated to cover new practices, current epidemiological data and the evolving models that support...

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Edited by Geoffrey Hanks, Nathan I. Cherny, Nicholas A. Christakis, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa and Russell K. Portenoy.

P ublished online March 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; History of Medicine; Pharmacology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Medical Oncology; Medical Ethics; Nursing Skills; Occupational Therapy; Arts Therapies; Dietetics and Nutrition; Physiotherapy; Speech and Language Therapy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Paediatrics; Communication Skills; Clinical Science; Pain Medicine; Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Psychiatry; Gastroenterology; Dermatology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Neurology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nephrology; Critical Care; Geriatric Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Professional Development in Medicine. 1704 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is the definitive textbook on the subject. The book is used across the world by the wide range of health care professionals involved in the care...

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Paediatric Palliative Medicine

Richard Hain and Satbir Jassal.

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 352 pages.

Looking after children with life-limiting conditions can be very difficult for both parents and health-care professionals. This second edition of Paediatric Palliative Medicine is full of...

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Paediatric Palliative Medicine

Richard Hain and Satbir Singh Jassal.

April 2010; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine; Communication Skills; Pharmacology. 328 pages.

Paediatric Palliative Medicine comprehensively covers areas such as ethics, bereavement, religious rituals and legality around death, and includes a quick-reference drug formulary.

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Pharmacological approaches to pain. 1: ‘By the ladder’—the WHO approach to management of pain in palliative care

Richard D. W. Hain and Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine. 15102 words.

This chapter sets out some of the principles of pharmacological pain management in children’s palliative care. The fundamental precept that links them is that of simplicity. The default...

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Pharmacological approaches to pain. 2: Simple analgesics and opioids

Ross Drake, Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf and Richard D. W. Hain.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine. 12755 words.

This chapter will consider the pharmacological management of pain in children with life-limiting conditions, and wherever possible will draw on the pool of knowledge obtained from studies...

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Pharmacological approaches to pain. 3: Adjuvants for neuropathic and bone pain

Renée McCulloch.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine. 11885 words.

The Latin word ‘adjuvans’ means to help or facilitate, particularly to reach a goal. Adjuvants are defined as drugs with a primary indication other than pain that have analgesic properties...

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Using medications in children

Nigel Ballantine and Elizabeth Bing Daglish.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 13312 words.

The term ‘therapeutic orphans’ was coined by H. Shirkey in 1968 when referring to the lack of a sound scientific basis for the delivery of drug treatment to children and neonates. More than...

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