Critical summaries of innovations in palliative care pharmacotherapy


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: the effect of sorafenib on sarcopenia; defining, classifying, and assessing cancer breakthrough pain; treatment of opioid-dependent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients (clinic-based versus referred treatment); the predictors and course of depression in metastatic cancer patients; and the effectiveness of treatment agreements and urine analysis for reducing opioid misuse in outpatients with chronic noncancer pain. © 2010 Informa Healthcare USA, Inc.

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Cited Authors

  • Abernethy, AP

Published Date

  • December 1, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 405 - 410

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1536-0539

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1536-0288

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3109/15360288.2010.526686

Citation Source

  • Scopus