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Table 5 Nurse practitioner initiated medication changes

From: Evaluation of a pilot of nurse practitioner led, GP supported rural palliative care provision

Medication type New medications
(n = 12 patients)
Altered dose
(n = 6 patients)
Opioids 10 3
Paracetamol 2 -
Anti-emetics 1 1
Benzodiazepines 2 -
Anti-epileptic 1 1
Antidepressant 1 -
Diuretics 1 -
Steroids 1 -
Other 5 4
Total changes 24 9