End of Life Care Nursing
News and practice for end of life and palliative care nursing specialists
Using palliative nursing skills in practice involves multiprofessional working, leadership, organisation and care planning
Breathlessness is a common problem in advanced disease. This article looks at pharmacological and non-pharmacological ways to manage this symptom
Liverpool Care Pathway
The Liverpool Care Pathway was never meant to be the answer to the question “how do we start difficult conversations?”.
When terminally ill patients are given continuous deep sedation without hydration, should we call it a form of palliative care, or is it in fact slow euthanasia?
Training on spirituality can help mental health professionals meet patients’ spiritual needs by increasing their confidence in addressing the subject
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This article describes the definitions, goals and principles of palliative care nursing, and the diversity and challenges of providing this care