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CARer-ADministration of as-needed sub-cutaneous medication for breakthrough symptoms in home-based dying patients: a UK study (CARiAD)
Project title: CARer-ADministration of as-needed sub-cutaneous medication for breakthrough symptoms in home-based dying patients: a UK study (CARiAD)
Call to action: 15/10 15/10 HTA CET End of Life Care Call, HTA EOI to Full Form, closing 6 May 2015
Research type: Primary Research
Contractor: Bangor University
Co-investigators: Dr Anthony Byrne, Dr Bee Wee, Dr Julia Hiscock, Dr Marlise Poolman, Dr Oltea Roberts, Dr Paul Perkins, Dr Zoe Hoare, Mrs Julie O'Connor, Mrs Rosalynde Johnstone, Ms Betty Foster, Ms Sian Jones, Ms Sue Healy, Professor Annmarie Nelson, Professor Dyfrig Hughes, Professor Liz Reymond, Professor Penney Lewis.
Started: November 2016 | Status: Published June 2020
Carer administration of subcutaneous medication was acceptable and feasible, but low recruitment overall and low retention in the usual care group indicate the success of a future trial may be uncertain.
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