‘Just in case’ medicine at the end of life: what nurses need to know
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‘Just in case’ medicine at the end of life: what nurses need to know

Ben Bowers Wellcome post-doctoral fellow, University of Cambridge

Anticipatory medicines can cause distress as well as bring reassurance and relief. Find out how to 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.

Nursing Standard. 38, 3, 39-40. doi: 10.7748/ns.38.3.39.s15

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