End-of-life symptoms

PANDA

  • Pain – consider diamorphine 2.5 mg SC hourly PRN, adjust as required
  • Agitation – consider midazolam 2.5 mg SC hourly PRN, adjust as required
  • Nausea and vomiting – consider haloperidol 0.5-2 mg QDS PRN, cyclizine, levomepromazine 3.125-6.25 mg SC
  • Dyspnoea – consider regular morphine, steroids, diazepam
  • Airway secretions – consider hyoscine butylbromide 20 mg SC TDS PRN

Consider palliative care team review and syringe driver

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