Toward evidence-based prescribing at end of life: a comparative analysis of sustained-release morphine, oxycodone, and transdermal fentanyl, with pain, constipation, and caregiver interaction outcomes in hospice patients

Alternate title: 
J2 - Pain Med
Secondary title: 
T2 - Pain Medicine
Short title: 
Toward evidence-based prescribing at end of life: a comparative analysis of sustained-release morphine, oxycodone, and transdermal fentanyl, with pain, constipation, and caregiver interaction outcomes in hospice patients
Authors: 
Weschules, Douglas J.
Bain, Kevin T.
Reifsnyder, Joanne
McMath, Jill A.
Kupperman, David E.
Gallagher, Rollin M.
Hauck, Walter W.
Knowlton, Calvin H.
Volume: 
7
Start page: 
320-9
Annotations: 
Type D, Priority 5
Date: 
Jul-Aug
Year: 
2006
Accession number: 
16898943
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 4
Serial: 
1526-2375
Type of work: 
M3 - Comparative Study
ID: 
13133
Notes: 
N1 - Weschules DJ Bain KT Reifsnyder J McMath JA Kupperman DE Gallagher RM Hauck WW Knowlton CH
Key words: 
Aged
Analgesics, Opioid/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Caregivers/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
Communication
Comorbidity
*Constipation/ep [Epidemiology]
Delayed-Action Preparations/tu [Therapeutic Use]
*Drug Prescriptions/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
Evidence-Based Medicine
*Fentanyl/tu [Therapeutic Use]
*Hospice Care/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
Humans
Incidence
Morphine/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Nurse-Patient Relations
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
*Oxycodone/tu [Therapeutic Use]
*Pain/dt [Drug Therapy]
*Pain/ep [Epidemiology]
Pain Measurement/de [Drug Effects]
Pain Measurement/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
Pennsylvania/ep [Epidemiology]
Retrospective Studies
Risk Assessment/mt [Methods]
Risk Factors
Treatment Outcome
0 (Analgesics, Opioid)
0 (Delayed-Action Preparations)
76I7G6D29C (Morphine)
CD35PMG570 (Oxycodone)
UF599785JZ (Fentanyl)
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do