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Community palliative care

Alexandra M. Aitken

Community palliative care

the role of the clinical nurse specialist

by Alexandra M. Aitken

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Published by Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex, Ames, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Palliative treatment,
  • Terminal care,
  • Community health nursing ,
  • Hospice nurses,
  • Palliative Care -- Great Britain,
  • Community Health Nursing -- Great Britain,
  • Nurse"s Role -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlexandra M. Aitken.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRT87.T45 .A38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17051879M
    ISBN 109781405180764
    LC Control Number2008034862

    Hospice and Palliative Care: Concepts and Practice, Second Edition offers theoretical perspectives and practical information about this growing field. Contributing authors from a variety of backgrounds working in end-of-life care present a historical overview of hospice and explain how the interdisciplinary team functions in the hospice setting. Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know should be an essential component of basic educational preparation for the professional registered nurse student. Recent studies show that only one in four nurses feel confident in caring for dying patients and their families and less than 2% of overall content in nursing textbooks is related to end-of-life care, despite the /5(11).

    Our Community Team is made up of experienced, expert Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS's), Specialist Palliative Care Doctors, Palliative Care Practitioners, nurses and Health Care Assistant's (HCA's).The team work closely with your GP, District Nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in your care with the aim of managing your symptoms, supporting your independence, helping you to.   Primary care has a vital role in delivering palliative care. 1 2 In most developed countries more people die in hospital than at home, 3 although substantially more people would prefer to die at home. 4 Primary care professionals play a central role in optimising available care, but they often lack the processes and resources to do this effectively. 1 5 The Gold Standards Framework for Cited by:

    Palliative care provides symptom control and psychological support for people with complex problems. The specialist palliative care team can be involved at any stage in an illness when symptoms are complex, but regular palliative support is offered when a person’s needs are changing quickly and moving towards the end of life. Top results in this book Table of Improving Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Children and Their Families. Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Children and Care and communication between health professionals and patients affected by severe or chronic illness in community care settings: a.


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