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Syringe Drivers in End of Life Care

23rd October 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Syringe drivers may be used in managing symptoms for patients, who are at the end of their lives. Not all patients who are dying require a syringe driver, however, there are common symptoms associated with dying that may need to be managed by the use of one of these devices.

Common symptoms include: pain; nausea/vomiting; dyspnoea; respiratory secretions; agitation/restlessness.

What will I learn?

  • Indications/rationale for commencing use of a syringe driver
  • Drug compatibility/incompatibility
  • Siting of the needle
  • Useful tips when in use
  • Trouble shooting – problems you may encounter and how to manage them
  • McKinley T34 practical

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23rd October 2020
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Education Centre – St Catherine’s Hospice
St Catherine’s Park, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall
Preston, PR5 5XU United Kingdom
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