Can the NHS continue in its current format?
Preventing falls in care homes
Poor communication between healthcare teams
Modern medicine sometimes involves a number of parties individually contributing to a single patient's care in the community. There is likely to be overlap in their activities and the differing groups of various healthcare professionals who are each providing patient input can add up to a significant quantity of people and resources.
Why attend a medical conference?
Nutrition in palliative care
Disrupting technologies: a look into the cystal ball
Palliative care: dispelling the myths
Dr Edin Lakasing’s article “Palliative care in primary care” in the November issue of GM was a concise summary of some of the issues and important points to consider when providing palliative care in the community.
The article dispelled some of the common myths surrounding opioids, but we would like to expand on a point about the myth that they cause respiratory suppression.