End of life care
Naomi Forsyth Community staff nurse, Balmore Park Surgery, Reading
A CPD article improved Naomi Forsyth’s knowledge of nausea and vomiting in patients with advanced cancer
The article explained how to conduct a systematic assessment of patients with nausea and vomiting who have cancer and are at the end of life. It also discussed the available treatment options for these patients, such as antiemetic drugs.
Nursing Standard. 32, 23, 64-65. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.23.64.s35
This reflective account is based on NS918 Webb A (2017) Management of nausea and vomiting in patients with advanced cancer at the end of life. Nursing Standard. 32, 10, 53-61. rcni.com/cancer-nausea