Prescribing in palliative care A quest for appropriateness

Toscani, Franco
April 2013
Palliative Medicine;Apr2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p293
Academic Journal
The author discusses prescription of correct and appropriate medication in palliative care. He also comments on distinguishing those prescriptions supported by evidence should be handled safely with caution. He also provides four reasons for the issue of palliative care off-label prescribing. He states that the appropriateness of off-label prescriptions in palliative care must become clear, simple and safe, as much as any other prescription at the end of life.


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