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An evaluation of routine specialist palliative care for patients on the Liverpool Care Pathway
Introduction: This report describes a service evaluation of the 'added value' of routine specialist palliative care team (SPCT) involvement with patients on the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP). Methods: ...
The involvement of cancer patients in the four stages of decision-making preceding continuous sedation until death: A qualitative study
Background: Involving patients in decision-making is considered to be particularly appropriate towards the end of life. Professional guidelines emphasize that the decision to initiate continuous sedation should be ...
Coming out in cancer care: Is disclosure of sexual orientation beneficial?
(Cancer Nursing Practice, 2018-11-08)
Nurses and other health professionals are to ask about sexual orientation at every face-to-face contact across the NHS from 2019. However, there are concerns about the need for, and relevance of, sexual orientation disclosure ...
Palliative sedation: Improvement of guidelines necessary, but not sufficient: A reply
Reply to article: Schildmann, E., Bausewein, C. and Schildmann, J. (2015). Palliative sedation: Improvement of guidelines necessary, but not sufficient. Palliative Medicine, 29(5), pp.479-480. https://doi.org/10.11 ...
Place Bonding in Children's Hospice Care- a qualitative study
Background Limited knowledge exists of parents’ perceptions and experiences of children’s hospices and how these contribute to the varied access and uptake of services. Aim This study aimed to explore parents’ ...
From sedation to continuous sedation until death: How has the conceptual basis of sedation in end-of-life care changed over time?
(U.S. Cancer Pain Relief Committee, 2013)