A Review of Communication on Strong Opioid Initiation Provided to Palliative Hospital Patients
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: SAFFAR, Meena (Aston University, Pharmacy Department, School of Life and Health Sciences, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Brooks, J. (Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Wood, K. (Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Lock, A. (Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
In palliative care, effective communication on strong opioids is essential for quality of life and treatment optimisation. It aids pain and side effect monitoring; and can allay patient concerns.
This study aimed to assess the compliance of communication practice at strong opioid initiation in all adult palliative patients with clinical.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.