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Implementing stock end-of-life medication in UK nursing homes

Kathy Morris, Jo Hockley

Background In nursing care homes (NCHs), the use of end-of-life care (EoLC) medication has traditionally been requested and prescribed on an individual basis during each resident’s last days of life. However, some GPs are reluctant to prescribe EoLC medication in anticipation of symptoms occurring if, at the time of their... Read full article

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