Hospice Clinical Support Alerts

Ketamine for Pain Management

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In the current environment of parenteral opioid shortages, an anesthetic agent, ketamine, is gaining renewed attention for analgesia.  Although analgesia dosing is lower than those used for anesthesia, clinicians may still hesitate utilizing ketamine due to concerns about side effects. [...] Continue Reading

Palliative Care for Cancer Survivors?

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Cancer survivors may experience uncontrolled symptoms that may persist for months to years after treatment. Palliative care can help to address symptom concerns as well as psychosocial issues in cancer survivors. Betty Ferrell, PhD, RN explains in this brief article [...] Continue Reading