This optional module reviews the effectiveness of different interventions to control pain and symptoms in advanced cancer and other progressive life limiting diseases. A number of common symptoms are covered, but the module concentrates on symptoms that are difficult to control including neuropathic pain, dyspnoea, fatigue, cachexia, nausea and vomiting. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions are considered.
Module starts in October
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5,000 word assignment