Flashcards in 5 - Gynae - The Ovary and its disorders - Palliative Care Deck (6):
cure rate for gynae cancer = ?
ovarian = most ?
goals of pal care? what are the 3 levels of care involved?
incr QOL for pt and fam by meeting social, psych and spiritual needs.
GP, specialist nurse, specialist hospices/gynae units
Sx control - pain
-4 medical trts?
-alternative therapy examples?
analgesic ladder, antidepressants, steroids, cytotoxics
alternative therapies - acupuncture/CBT
N+V Sx control
4 antiemetics types given?
anticholinergics, antihistamines, DA antafs or 5HT3 antags
Heavy PV bleeding Sx control
-what may help? do what if not done before?
high dose progestogens
ascites/bowel obstruction Sx control
- ? slowly with repeated ?
- manage obstruction at ? with ? and stool softeners, ? for constipation.
drain slowly with repeated paracentesis
home with metoclopramide,