News and updates from www.palliativedrugs.com

Selected items from the News and Latest Additions sections of www.palliativedrugs.com, the world’s leading palliative care website with over 30,000 members from 169 Countries.   Safety updates Denosumab: reports of osteonecrosis of the external auditory canal UK MHRA have highlighted that there have been reports of osteonecrosis of the external auditory canal with the use […]

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Grief at Hay

by Carys Durie and Sioned Edwards 4th year Medical Students, Cardiff University   The 2017 Hay Festival of Literature and Arts set in the Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye, celebrated its 30th anniversary this year. Speakers included the likes of Tracey Emin, Bernie Sanders, Stephen Fry and Ed Balls. Pianist James Rhodes closed the first weekend […]

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News and updates from www.palliativedrugs.com

June 2017 Selected items from the News and Latest Additions sections of www.palliativedrugs.com, the world’s leading palliative care website with over 30,000 members from 169 Countries. Safety updates FDA restricts codeine and tramadol in children and adolescents As part of an on-going safety review, the FDA have further restricted the use of codeine and tramadol: […]

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News and updates from www.palliativedrugs.com

  Selected items from the News and Latest Additions sections of www.palliativedrugs.com, the world’s leading palliative care website with over 30,000 members from 169 Countries. Safety updates MHRA warning regarding hyoscine butylbromide MHRA published a warning in February 2017 reminding health professionals about the risk of serious adverse effects with hyoscine butylbromide injection IV/IM in […]

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Comparing the symptom experience of cancer patients and non-cancer patients. Deshields TL, Penalba V, Liu J, Avery J. Support Care Cancer. 2017 Apr;25(4):1103-1109.   This study focussed on symptom burden of 301 consecutive patients from a general medical clinic and 558 cancer patients from a tumour registry who completed the Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale. Results […]

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