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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: ...
Work restrictions experienced by midlife family care-givers of older people: Evidence from six European countries
(Cambridge University Press, 2012)
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 ...
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 ...
The Complexity of Nurses' Attitudes and Practice of Sedation at the End of Life: A Systematic Literature Review
(Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2014-05)
CONTEXT: Sedation is administered to some palliative care patients at the end of their life. Nurses play an important role in this practice. OBJECTIVES: To systematically review the evidence on nurses' attitudes and ...
Who's the Expert? Redfining lay and professional relationships
(Open University Press, 2001-02-01)
Working with Older People and their Families combines extensive reviews of specialist literatures with new empirical data in an attempt at a synthesis of themes about making a reality of person-centred care. Uniquely, ...