Intervention Protocol

Palliative pharmacological sedation for symptom relief in terminally ill adults

  1. Elaine M Beller1,*,
  2. Mieke L van Driel2,
  3. Geoffrey Mitchell3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010206


How to Cite

Beller EM, van Driel ML, Mitchell G. Palliative pharmacological sedation for symptom relief in terminally ill adults (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010206. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010206.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

  2. 2

    The University of Queensland, Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia

*Elaine M Beller, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD, 4229, Australia. ebeller@bond.edu.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

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

To assess the evidence for the benefit of palliative pharmacological sedation on quality of life and specific refractory symptoms in terminally ill adults.