TITLE

Tips for GP trainees working in palliative care

AUTHOR(S)
Tunnicliffe, Kieran R.; MacKay, Alex
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
British Journal of General Practice;Nov2011, Vol. 61 Issue 592, p700
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides several tips that can prove useful for those working in palliative medicine. It suggests some symptoms control such as examining the patient, thinking carefully of the causes of nausea and vomiting and targeting treatment and understanding total pain that encompasses physical, psychosocial and spiritual domains. It recommends learning how to discuss prognosis and spending time with patients.
ACCESSION #
67239171

 

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