Pain and palliative care pharmacotherapy literature summaries and analyses.


Journal Article

Timely and important studies are reviewed and commentaries provided by leading palliative care clinicians. Symptoms, interventions, mechanisms of action, and treatment-related adverse events addressed in this issue are: analgesia in the management of the acute abdomen; comparative antibiotic treatment of Clostridium difficile; impact of weather on joint pain; treatment of constipation; and, risk of increased mortality with antipsychotics in dementia patients.

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Cited Authors

  • Abernethy, AP

Published Date

  • January 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 145 - 151

PubMed ID

  • 19042839

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19042839

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1536-0539

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1536-0288

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/15360280801992140


  • eng