TITLE

Audit of three antimuscarinic drugs for managing retained secretions

AUTHOR(S)
Hughes, A.; Wilcock, A.; Corcoran, R.; Lucas, V.
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;May2000, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p221
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents results of an audit of the effect of clinical guidelines based upon the use of different antimuscarinic drugs to manage retained secretions in cancer patients under palliative care. Level of improvement in patients who took the drugs; Response of retained secretions to repeated administration of the drugs; Difficulties in assessing the severity of secretions in dying patients.
ACCESSION #
3128687

 

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