2.12. Opioid-Induced Pruritus

  1. Margaret L. Campbell PhD, RN, FPCN
  1. Richelle Nugent Hooper

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch22

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

How to Cite

Hooper, R. N. (2012) Opioid-Induced Pruritus, in Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (ed M. L. Campbell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958254

Online ISBN: 9781118704707

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Keywords:

  • Chlorpheniramine;
  • Dopamine (D2) receptors;
  • Naloxone;
  • Opioid-induced pruritus;
  • Pruritus;
  • Serotonin (5-HT) receptor antagonists

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History

  • Physical Examination

  • Diagnostics

  • Clinical Question

  • Discussion

  • Back to Our Case

  • Take Away Points

  • References