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Background: Pain is one the most common symptoms experienced by palliative care patients. The treatment of pain involves the use of strong opioids such as hydromorphone, morphine, methadone, fentanyl, oxycodone, oxymorphone, or levorphanol for moderate to severe pain. Hydromorphone is metabolized...
The purpose of this translation of research into practice (TRIP) project was to to determine the impact of a multidisciplinary education-consultation intervention to reduce percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement in patients with terminal-stage dementia at a single urban hospital...