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Ketamine-morphine-phenobarbital-haloperidol-diphenhydramine infusion for the control of refractory symptoms in terminal life care

  • In: Hospital Pharmacy Section - Posters
  • At: Beijing (China) (2007)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: HPS-P-095
  • By: CHI-YUAN CHENG, Chi-Yuan Cheng (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linco, Taoyuan, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Chen-Yi Kao, Chen-Yi Kao (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linco, TAOYUAN, China Taiwan)
    Chun-Yu Tsai (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linco, TAOYUAN, China Taiwan)
    Shin-Tarng Deng (Shin-Tarng Deng, TAOYUAN, China Taiwan)
  • Abstract:

    In terminal illness with advanced cancer, 'crescendo' pain, insomnia, and agitation are very distressing for the patient and his or her family. In the majority of cases, symptoms are controlled using agents such as morphine, fentanyl, lorazepam, midazolam, or haloperidol. However, there are cases in which these agents are ineffective. Palliative..

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