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Vol 3, No 2 (2004): Polish Palliative Medicine
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Published online: 2004-04-09
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Sweating in advanced cancer

Robert Twycross
Advances in Palliative Medicine 2004;3(2):179-188.

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Vol 3, No 2 (2004): Polish Palliative Medicine
Artykuły poglądowe
Published online: 2004-04-09

Abstract

Sweating, physiologically, means secretion of water and sodium chloride for the sake of thermoregulation. Sweating may be also a symptom of disease and adverse effect of drugs, like morphine. In terminal disease sweating may lead to dehydration. In present article several mechanisms of sweating and the treatment are discussed.

Abstract

Sweating, physiologically, means secretion of water and sodium chloride for the sake of thermoregulation. Sweating may be also a symptom of disease and adverse effect of drugs, like morphine. In terminal disease sweating may lead to dehydration. In present article several mechanisms of sweating and the treatment are discussed.
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Keywords

sweating; dehydration; morphine; adverse effects of drugs; neoplastic hyperthermia

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Title

Sweating in advanced cancer

Journal

Advances in Palliative Medicine

Issue

Vol 3, No 2 (2004): Polish Palliative Medicine

Pages

179-188

Published online

2004-04-09

Bibliographic record

Advances in Palliative Medicine 2004;3(2):179-188.

Keywords

sweating
dehydration
morphine
adverse effects of drugs
neoplastic hyperthermia

Authors

Robert Twycross

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