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, interventions, and treatment-related adverse events addressed in this issue are computerized symptom management; anticholinergic agents in lung disease; neuropathic pain and morphine effectiveness; morphine dosing; inflammatory cytokines and pain; oral ghrelin-mimetics and sarcopenia; and opioid-induced bowel dysfunction.

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Cited Authors

  • Abernethy, AP

Published Date

  • January 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 174 - 181

PubMed ID

  • 19492222

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19492222

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1536-0539

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1536-0288

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/15360280902901404


  • eng