Canterbury DHB

Context

March 2016

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Changes in this release

Topic or section

Brief description

Reviewer

Oxycodone Information Sheet

We've updated this content.

Kate Grundy

Intranasal Midazolam Information Sheet

We've updated this content.

Kate Grundy

Methadone Information Sheet

We've updated this content.

Kate Grundy

Ketamine Information Sheet

We've updated this content.

Kate Grundy

The Team

The contact information on this page has been updated.

Kate Grundy

When is a referral to palliative care appropriate?

We've added a link to the Referral Guidelines.

Kate Grundy

Hospital Palliative Care Service

This page has been rewritten.

Kate Grundy

Anticipate and Warn Against Side Effects

This page has been updated.

Kate Grundy

Discharging Palliative Patients from Hospital

This page has been rewritten.

Kate Grundy

Interesting Articles

We've incorporated the content from the now defunct Education Programme 2013 topic.

Kate Grundy

What is palliative care?

We've moved the definition from the home page to this page.

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Enemas

We've updated the constipation and diarrhoea link.

Kate Grundy

Severe Constipation

We've updated this section.

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Guidelines and Factsheets

We've updated the constipation and diarrhoea resources.

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Patient Resources

We've updated some of the links on this page.

Kate Grundy

Discharge Checklists for Subcutaneous Infusions

We've added a section on Family Administration of Subcutaneous Medications.

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Referral to Other Services

We've added information on Interventional Radiology and Gastroenterology

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Fentanyl

We've removed the Fentanyl Conversion Table and added a link to the Opioid Conversion Chart. We've also update the Fentanyl patch resource.

Kate Grundy

Fentanyl Information Sheet

Change from Mylan to Sandoz patch.

Kate Grundy

Opioids and Driving

We've added this new page.

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Methadone

We've updated this page.

Kate Grundy

Itch/ Pruritus

The information on Uraemic Pruritus has been updated.

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Constipation

We've added a procedure for rectal examination and suppositories for nurses.

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Laxatives

We've updated this page. Changes include Movicol being renamed Lax-Sachet™.

Kate Grundy

Oxycodone

We've updated this page.

Kate Grundy

About this Canterbury DHB document (250011):

Document Owner:

Not assigned (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

July 2009

Next Review:

July 2010

Keywords:

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Topic Code: 250011