Category list : end-of-life-care recommendation
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This article, the first in a three-part series, explores some of the legal issues nurses may face when caring for adults at the end of life. It outlines the legal mechanisms that help nurses support their patients’ wishes
A respiratory nurse’s reflections on her therapeutic relationship with a patient experiencing intractable breathlessness and on the challenges of ‘being with’ patients at the end of life
People nearing the end of life can benefit from discussing and recording their care preferences in a process known as advance care planning.
Listening is a vital part of nursing care and the SAGE & THYME model can serve as a ‘satellite navigation system’ for listening and responding to patients’ concerns
Perceptions of a 'good death' in acute hospitalsSubscription
Many nurses think hospital is not the best place to die, so it is important that they know how best to ensure patients and families experience a ‘good death’
Safe practice in syringe pump managementSubscription
Syringe pumps are a vital tool for administering medicine, especially in palliative care. However, nurses must have training before using them to ensure patient safety