Pocketbook of Palliative Medicine

A very concise booklet for junior doctors, specialists and general practioners containing brief, dot-point suggestions for symptom relief. Based on the 2014 Isle of Wight Symptom Relief Guidelines by Dr Graham Grove and Dr Paul Howard, this booklet is adapted for the Australian context by the Gold Coast Specialist Palliative Care team.

It contains details about the following:
- Medications useful in the last few hours of life;
- Using continuous subcutaneous infusions;
- Using opioids and treating pain;
- Treating respiratory, gastrointestinal, neurological, dermatological and systemic symptoms in palliative patients;
- Treating acute complications of cancer;
- Information on prognostication;
- And the Gold Coast Specialist Palliative Care team's contact details
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What's New

This release contains extra opioid conversion information (including for hydromorphone), further prognostication tools including SPICT and PCOC tools, an enlarged table of subcutaneous medication compatibilities and Gold Coast Specialist Palliatve Care Team contact details.
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Additional Information

Updated
August 23, 2017
Size
23M
Installs
500+
Current Version
2
Requires Android
4.0 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
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Offered By
Graham Grove
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