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, and treatment-related adverse events addressed in this issue are optimizing buprenorphine antinociception with the addition of naltrexone; reliably assessing the internal state of persons with cognitive impairment, for the purpose of measuring perception of their sense of purpose; improving understanding of prognosis over time by means of early palliative care intervention in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC); and examining reasons for cancer patients' emergency department (ED) visits and outcomes of the visits. © 2012 Informa Healthcare USA, Inc.

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Cited Authors

  • Abernethy, AP; Zhukovsky, D

Published Date

  • March 7, 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 51 - 54

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1536-0539

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1536-0288

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3109/15360288.2011.650355

Citation Source

  • Scopus