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Healthcare for Older People Research in Leicestershire
(University of Nottingham, 2019-04)
Academic geriatric medicine in Leicester . There has never been a better time to consider joining us. We have recently appointed a Professor in Geriatric Medicine, alongside Tom Robinson in stroke and Victoria ...
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 ...
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 ...