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Browsing by Subject "Palliative treatment"
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(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2008)In South Africa the need for palliative care for the terminally ill is exacerbated by the upsurge of the HIV/AIDS epidemic resulting in more patients being in need of palliative care and the provision of effective pain ...
The understanding, perceptions and expectations of families of terminally ill patients on introducing the syringe driver in a palliative care unit (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2013)The syringe driver is a battery-operated device which accurately delivers a continuous subcutaneous infusion of a combination of medication to alleviate symptoms, such as pain, nausea and vomiting, noisy moist breathing ...