Affiliation: University of Notre Dame
- Reducing gastric secretions--a role for histamine 2 antagonists or proton pump inhibitors in malignant bowel obstruction?K Clark
Cunningham Centre for Palliative Care, Sacred Heart Palliative Care Services, Darlinghurst Rd, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
Support Care Cancer 17:1463-8. 2009..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of histamine 2 antagonists and proton pump inhibitors and to objectively compare the effects of one agent over another...
- The effect of ranitidine versus proton pump inhibitors on gastric secretions: a meta-analysis of randomised control trialsK Clark
Cunningham Centre for Palliative Care, The University of Notre Dame, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
Anaesthesia 64:652-7. 2009..22 ml.kg(-1); 95% confidence interval 0.04-0.41) and increasing gastric pH (by an average of 0.85 pH units; 95% confidence interval -1.14 to -0.28)...
- Noisy respiratory secretions at the end of lifeKatherine Clark
Cunningham Centre for Palliative Care, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney, Australia
Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 3:120-4. 2009..Understanding of the pathophysiology is limited but is probably more complex than current opinion would suggest. As a result, the management of this problem is poor...
- The impact of opioids, anticholinergic medications and disease progression on the prescription of laxatives in hospitalized palliative care patients: a retrospective analysisK Clark
Cunningham Centre for Palliative Care, Darlinghurst, Australia
Palliat Med 24:410-8. 2010....
- End of life care - the importance of culture and ethnicityKatherine Clark
The Cunningham Centre for Palliative Care, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Sacred Heart Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Aust Fam Physician 39:210-3. 2010..Australia is a culturally and ethnically diverse country. Within such diversity there will be differing beliefs systems about death and dying. This may be a challenging prospect for health professionals...
- Current approaches to diagnosing and managing constipation in advanced cancer and palliative careKatherine Clark
Royal Hospital for Women, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
J Palliat Med 13:473-6. 2010..An alternative paradigm in which to consider the problems of constipation encountered by some people with advanced cancer is proposed...
- Ongoing controversies in the pharmacological management of cancer painP Glare
Department of Palliative Care, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
Intern Med J 34:45-9. 2004....