Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics

Symptom Management at the End of Life

Rachel D. Havyer, MD

Identifying targeted approaches to treating common symptoms at end of life with discussion of safe prescribing options for opioids in treatment of pain and non-pain symptoms.

Share via Email

Jump to...

  • 0:47

    Case 1: 62-year-old male presents with severe ongoing dyspnea

  • 4:40

    First Line Pharmacotherapy for Dyspnea at EOL

  • 6:13

    Second Line Therapy

  • 7:22

    Case 2: 67-year-old male with severe renal impairment/dialysis

  • 9:26

    Tension Between Safety and Appropriate Analgesia

  • 14:55

    Case 3: 74-year-old female presents with nausea

  • 17:11

    Targeted Approach to Nausea and Vomiting

  • 19:11

    Brain Centers and Receptors Related to Vomiting

  • 22:22

    Case 4: 44-year-old patient presents with depression

  • 23:59

    Grief versus Depression in the Terminally Ill

  • 27:19

    Pharmacotherapy for Depression at EOL

  • 31:00

    Case 5: 76-year-old male with weight loss and poor appetite

  • 33:30

    Pharmacologic Treatment of Cachexia

  • 35:03

    Artificial Nutrition - Not the Default Option