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The perspectives of bereaved relatives and clinicians about sedation in end of life care: insights from qualitative case studies
Background There are few studies which compare the experiences of clinical staff and bereaved relatives about sedation use in end of life care. Aim To report aspects of the UNBIASED study (UK, Netherlands and Belgium ...
Administering anticipatory medications in end-of-life care: A qualitative study of nursing practice in the community and in nursing homes
Background: In the United Kingdom, an approach to improving end-of-life care has been the introduction of ‘just in case’ or ‘anticipatory’ medications. Nurses are often responsible for deciding when to use anticipatory ...
Using continuous sedation until death for cancer patients: A qualitative interview study of physicians’ and nurses’ practice in three European countries
BACKGROUND: Extensive debate surrounds the practice of continuous sedation until death to control refractory symptoms in terminal cancer care. We examined reported practice of United Kingdom, Belgian and Dutch physicians ...