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Pharmacological interventions for pruritus in adult palliative care patients

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the efficacy of pharmacological treatment (systemic and topical) for preventing or treating pruritus in adult palliative care patients. The focus will be on patients who are in an advanced stage of their disease, including cancer, hepatic and renal failure, HIV/AIDS and other non-malignant terminal illnesses.