Category list : Palliative care principles
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Management of pruritus in palliative careSubscription
Some patients nearing the end of life experience severe itching, which can be extremely distressing. The symptom has a number of causes but can be managed
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’
By July 2014 the Liverpool Care Pathway will be phased out in the NHS and many nurses are asking what will replace it.
The LCP Review heard terrible tales of poor care delivered by professionals to those who were dying. I have worked in palliative and end of life care for over 20 years and cannot condone such poor care.
Using palliative nursing skills in practice involves multiprofessional working, leadership, organisation and care planning
Nurses need a range of skill and competencies to provide high-quality palliative and end-of-life care in different healthcare settings
This article describes the definitions, goals and principles of palliative care nursing, and the diversity and challenges of providing this care.
Palliative care emergencies 2: ManagementSubscription
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 26Megan Rosser, MSc, PGCE, BSc, DN Cert, RGN is nurse lecturer, School of Health Science, University of Swansea
Palliative care emergencies 1: diagnosisSubscription
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