Anticipatory prescribing in end-of-life care
Wilson, Eleanor and Seymour, Jane E. and Morbey, Hazel and Payne, Sheila and Brown, Jayne and Seale, Clive (2014) Anticipatory prescribing in end-of-life care. Nursing Times, 110 (44). pp. 16-17. ISSN 0954-7762
Official URL: http://www.nursingtimes.net/clinical-archive/end-of-life-and-palliative-care/anticipatory-prescribing-in-end-of-life-care/5076129.fullarticle
Anticipatory prescriptions are often issued by GPs for patients nearing the end of life, ahead of symptoms they may experience. These prescriptions are often activated by nurses. This article summarises a study investigating nurses’ experiences of using anticipatory prescriptions.
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