Death rattle is a dramatic sign in the dying patient. Existing studies with anticholinergic agents are controversial. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of hyoscine butylbromide (HB), given prophylactically in comparsion with HB administered once death rattle occurs.

Hyoscine butylbromide for the management of death rattle: sooner rather than later

Mercadante, Sebastiano;Marinangeli, Franco;Masedu, Francesco;Valenti, Marco;URSINI, LAURA;Aielli, Federica
2018

Abstract

Death rattle is a dramatic sign in the dying patient. Existing studies with anticholinergic agents are controversial. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of hyoscine butylbromide (HB), given prophylactically in comparsion with HB administered once death rattle occurs.
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