‘Just in case’ medicines for end of life care
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‘Just in case’ medicines for end of life care

Ben Bowers Wellcome post-doctoral fellow, University of Cambridge

Anticipatory medicines can cause distress – so a study has useful pointers for how nurses can optimise their use

The complexities of making available anticipatory medications for people nearing the end of life at home are highlighted in our new research. The findings have many takeaway messages for nurses caring for people in their last days.

Primary Health Care. 33, 1, 15-15. doi: 10.7748/phc.33.1.15.s6

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