Last Days of Life

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“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world,
The master calls a butterfly.”


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1. Dying at home

2. Anticipating and planning for common problems at home

3. Checklist for the last few days of life at home

4. Management of symptoms in the last few days of life

5. Prescribing at the end of life: the core four drugs

6. North of England Cancer Network guidelines on symptom control in the last days of life

7. Morphine or diamorphine prescribing at the end of life

8. Using fentanyl in dying patients

9. Integrated care pathway for the dying patient

10. Dying at Home – a practical toolkit – Powerpoint Presentation

11. Cumbria Just in Case Prescription sheet

Updated March 2011