Tag Archives: Opioids in Palliative Care

International Consensus on Quality Indicators for Palliative Cancer and Dementia Care (BMC Health Services Research)

Summary Quality indicators have been developed concerning palliative care for patients with cancer and / or dementia in different settings in various European countries. This article presents the efforts of a multidisciplinary international panel of experts to compile a set … Continue reading

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NICE Pathways for NICE Guidance

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary NICE Pathways is an online tool which brings together summaries of selected NICE guidelines, and related information, … Continue reading

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Guideline on Prescribing Opioids in Palliative Care (NICE Clinical Guideline CG140)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued a clinical guideline on prescribing of strong opioids for pain in the palliative care of adults. This guideline covers first-line treatment for patients assessed as requiring pain relief … Continue reading

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