Ketamine-morphine-phenobarbital-haloperidol-diphenhydramine infusion for the control of refractory symptoms in terminal life care
- At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
- Type: Poster
- 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)
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.