NICE Bites – Care of dying adults in last days of life

· North West Medicines Information Centre

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NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin from the North West Medicines Information Centre which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance.  NICE Bites March 2016; No 85 includes one topic, Care of dying adults in the last days of life. It includes the following sections; general principles, pharmacological interventions, symptom management of pain, breathlessness, nausea and vomiting, anxiety,delirium and agitation and noisy respiratory secretions, and anticipatory prescribing

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