HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Issue 1 Apr

Newsletter of Hong Kong Society of Palliative Medicine
Apr 2010 Issue 1

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Report on Annual Scientific Meeting 2009
Dr. LO See Kit Raymond
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p2-3

Message from Chairman
Dr. KWOK Oi Ling Annie
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p4

From Palliative Medicine to Theology – Farewell to Dr. KK Lam
Dr. Michael SHAM
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p5

Editor’s Column: Advance directives – More than an advance refusal in need
Dr. TSE Man Wah Doris
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p6-7

Advance Directives: their role in clinical practice and their difficulties
Dr. TSE Chun Yan
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p8-9

Palliative Medicine Doctors’ meeting

Major airway obstruction
Dr. MA Chi Ming
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p10-11

Palliative Medicine Grand Round

Drug interactions in palliative care
Dr. YAU Wai Shan Cora
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 P12-15

Palliative Medicine Doctors’ meeting

Any breakthrough for breakthrough pain?
Dr. Jasmine CHAN
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p16-18

Palliative Medicine Grand Round

Beheaded souls: The psychological distress faced by neck and neck cancer patients
Dr. WOO Kam Wing
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p19-22

Opioid switching
Dr. Mansha H KHEMLANI
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p23-25

Malignant intestinal obstruction
Dr. LI Cho Wing Bryan
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p26-27

Diarrhoea in acute radiation proctitis
Dr. CHAN Kwok Ying
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p27-29

Total parenteral nutrition in malignant intestinal obstruction
Dr. CHENG Benjamin HW
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p30-32

Death rattle: A brief review
Dr. MOK Ka Wai Alice
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p33-34

Understanding dignity in the light of Chochinov
Dr. WOO Kam Wing
HKSPM Newsletter 2010 Apr Issue 1 p35-37