Last Days of Life

30th August 2023

Death rattle: Information for clinicians

How should I treat noisy breathing at the end of life? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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27th July 2023

What health professionals need to do after a death

Care of the patient and loved ones after death, legalities and next steps

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4th May 2023

Starting a syringe pump: Information for clinicians

How do I decide when it is appropriate to start a syringe pump? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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27th February 2023

Caring at home - practical tips

A range of short videos and invaluable practical tips for families caring at home towards the end of life

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6th January 2023

Prescribing medication via a syringe pump

Information for clinicians on how to prescribe medication to be delivered via syringe pump using a MAAR chart.

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8th October 2022

Anticipatory Prescribing: Information for clinicians

How to prescribe symptom control medicines for people in the last days of life

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1st August 2022

Terminal Agitation: Information for clinicians

Confusion, restlessness and agitation are common distressing symptoms at the end of life and require careful physical assessment and management

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