Last edited 08/2020
These guidelines are based on the section, Prescribing in Palliative Care, in the introduction to the BNF, and the West Midlands Palliative Care Physicians (Palliative care - guidelines for the use of drugs in symptom control, 2003 (updated 2007, 2012, 2019)).
The summary of product characteristics must be consulted before prescribing drugs detailed in this section.
palliative care in general practice
antiemetics in palliative care
syringe drivers in palliative care
agitation , terminal restlessness and confusion in palliative care
acute terminal events in palliative care
respiratory secretions (terminal)