Palliative Pearls


Drug Administration and Ostomies

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION: “I have an order to administer a suppository via an intestinal ostomy.  Is it ok to administer? Will it work?” ANSWER: It...

Substance Abuse and Pain

Patient Case JB is a 67 year old female with lung cancer with suspected bone metastases and comorbidities of depression and chronic back pain from...