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Anticipatory prescribing in end-of-life care

Wilson, Eleanor; Seymour, Jane E.; Morbey, Hazel; Payne, Sheila; Brown, Jayne; Seale, Clive


Jane E. Seymour

Hazel Morbey

Sheila Payne

Jayne Brown

Clive Seale


Anticipatory prescriptions are often issued by GPs for patients nearing the end of life, ahead of symptoms they may experience. These prescriptions are often activated by nurses. This article summarises a study investigating nurses’ experiences of using anticipatory prescriptions.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Oct 29, 2014
Journal Nursing Times
Print ISSN 0954-7762
Electronic ISSN 0954-7762
Publisher EMAP
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 110
Issue 44
APA6 Citation Wilson, E., Seymour, J. E., Morbey, H., Payne, S., Brown, J., & Seale, C. (2014). Anticipatory prescribing in end-of-life care. Nursing Times, 110(44),
Keywords Anticipatory prescribing, nurse roles, end of life care
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