TITLE

Prescribing in palliative care A quest for appropriateness

AUTHOR(S)
Toscani, Franco
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;Apr2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p293
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
86418572

 

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