References for the controlling symptoms section
The information in this section is based on our booklet, Controlling the symptoms of cancer.
This booklet has been written in accordance with the following sources and guidelines:
Hanks G, et al. The Oxford textbook of palliative medicine. 4th Edition. 2009. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
NHS Scotland. The Lothian palliative care guidelines. www.palliativecareguidelines.scot.nhs.uk (accessed July 2010).
Improving supportive and palliative care for adults with cancer: the manual. 2004. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
Dougherty L, Lister S. The Royal Marsden Hospital manual of clinical nursing procedures. 7th edition. 2008. Wiley-Blackwell.
Guidelines are constantly being updated and those noted above may have been revised since this booklet was produced.