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A

Andrew Dickman.

in Drugs in Palliative Care

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 4248 words.

This chapter includes drugs beginning with the letter A

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Antibiotics 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. 858 words.

This chapter covers antibiotics in palliative care, including the aim of antibiotic guidance, generic severity considerations, cultures, and other important considerations.

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B

Andrew Dickman.

in Drugs in Palliative Care

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 3791 words.

This chapter includes drugs beginning with the letter B

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Basic procedure safety and patient considerations for cancer pain interventions

Samyadev Datta.

in Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Radiation Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 2250 words.

Interventional procedures are an integral part of the options available for treatment of certain cancer-related pain. Well-trained physicians can use these techniques safely to provide...

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C

Andrew Dickman.

in Drugs in Palliative Care

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 10270 words.

This chapter includes drugs beginning with the letter C

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Cervical cordotomy for cancer pain

Manohar Sharma.

in Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Radiation Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 2513 words.

There is a growing interest in percutaneous cervical cordotomy as an effective pain relief procedure in the UK because of an expected increase in mesothelioma cases. Various publications...

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Clinical pharmacology overview

Andrew Dickman.

in Drugs in Palliative Care

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 5968 words.

Introduction - Pharmacokinetics - Pharmacodynamics - Pharmacogenetics - Drug interactions

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Comorbidity

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. 4261 words.

Introduction - Diabetes - Cardiovascular disease - Ischaemic heart disease - Peripheral vascular disease - Amputation - Cerebrovascular disease - Malignancy - Infection - Old age and frailty

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Control of complex pain at the end of life in hospice or community setting

Umesh K. Gidwani and Stephen Berns.

in Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Radiation Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 6074 words.

Pain is very prevalent and common in the cancer population. It has the potential not only to cause physical distress but also affect the patient’s functional status, psychological and...

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D

Andrew Dickman.

in Drugs in Palliative Care

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 10181 words.

This chapter includes drugs beginning with the letter D

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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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