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Title: Administering anticipatory medications in end-of-life care: A qualitative study of nursing practice in the community and in nursing homes.
Authors: Wilson, E
Morbey, H
Brown, J
Payne, S
Seale, C
Seymour, J
Keywords: Anticipatory medication;Community nursing;Decision-making;End of life;Nursing homes;Place of death;Qualitative;Symptom management;‘Just in case’
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: SAGE
Citation: Palliat Med, 2014
Abstract: In the United Kingdom, an approach to improving end-of-life care has been the introduction of 'just in case' or 'anticipatory' medications. Nurses are often responsible for deciding when to use anticipatory medications, but little is known about their experiences.
ISSN: 1477-030X
Appears in Collections:Dept of Social Sciences Media and Communications Research Papers

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