Inappropriate use of high doses of transdermal fentanyl at admission to a palliative care unit

Alternate title: 
J2 - Palliat Med
Secondary title: 
T2 - Palliative medicine
Short title: 
Inappropriate use of high doses of transdermal fentanyl at admission to a palliative care unit
Authors: 
Botterman, J.
Criel, N.
Volume: 
25
Start page: 
111-6
Annotations: 
Type D, Priority 5
Date: 
Mar
Year: 
2011
Accession number: 
20937611
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 2
Serial: 
1477-030X
Type of work: 
M3 - Comparative Study Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
ID: 
12433
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216310384901
Notes: 
N1 - Botterman J Criel N
Key words: 
Administration, Cutaneous
Administration, Oral
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
*Analgesics, Opioid/ad [Administration & Dosage]
Belgium
Female
*Fentanyl/ad [Administration & Dosage]
*Hospice Care/mt [Methods]
Humans
Male
Medication Errors/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
Middle Aged
*Morphine/ad [Administration & Dosage]
Pain/dt [Drug Therapy]
*Palliative Care/mt [Methods]
Retrospective Studies
Terminally Ill
*Transdermal Patch/ut [Utilization]
Young Adult
0 (Analgesics, Opioid)
76I7G6D29C (Morphine)
UF599785JZ (Fentanyl)
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do