Published: 6th October 2015The guidance covers the clinical care of adults who are in the last few days of life, in any NHS care setting. It includes how to recognise when people are entering the last few days of life, communication and shared decision-making with the person who is dying. It also covers anticipatory prescribing, the role of assisted hydration, and the pharmacological management of pain, breathlessness, nausea and vomiting, anxiety, delirium, agitation, and noisy respiratory secretions.
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