Palliative/end of life care

Guidelines (5)

Initiating Treatment with Transdermal Opioids

Guidance on dosing for fentanyl and buprenorphine patches.

Syringe Driver Drug Compatibility

Compatibility of drugs mixed in a syringe driver.

WHO Pain Ladder for Cancer Pain Relief in Adults

Summary of 3-step approach to analgesia in cancer patients.

Opioid Analgesics: Approximate Potency Equivalence with Oral Morphine

Guide to potencies of opioid analgesics, for dose conversion.

Prescribing of Strong Opioids for Pain in Palliative Care of Adults (NICE Guideline)

Summary of NICE guidance on prescribing opioid analgesics.

Tables (1)

Co-Analgesics for Use in Cancer Pain

Agents and doses for different types of cancer pain.

Palliative/end of life care in the News

Once-daily modified-release oxycodone launched

MIMS palliative care resources updated

MIMS palliative care resources updated

The quick-reference MIMS summaries of palliative care...

New NICE guidance urges safer use of controlled drugs

New NICE guidance urges safer use of controlled drugs

NICE has published guidance to support the safe use...

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