This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this guideline.
NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin from the North West Medicines Information Centre which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 85, March 2016 includes one topic: Care of dying adults in the last days of life )NYICE NG31). It includes the following sections: general principles, pharmacological interventions, symptom management of pain, breathlessness, nausea and vomiting, anxiety, delirium,agitation and noisy respiratory secretions, and anticipatory prescribing