Palliative care pharmacotherapy literature summaries and analyses.


Journal Article (Review)

Timely and important studies are reviewed and commentaries provided by leading palliative care clinicians. Symptoms and treatment side effects addressed in this issue are: cardiovascular risk due to NSAIDs or COX-2 inhibitors; prolongation of the QT interval due to methadone use; depression and its treatment with scopolamine; adverse drug reactions related to cardiovascular medications, and their association with ethnicity; and medication nonadherence in Medicare enrollees due to cost considerations.

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Cited Authors

  • Abernethy, AP; Nixon, A; Fine, PG; Peppin, JF; Crossno, RJ; Bull, J

Published Date

  • January 1, 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 91 - 97

PubMed ID

  • 18032365

Pubmed Central ID

  • 18032365

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1536-0539

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1536-0288

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1300/j354v21n03_17


  • eng