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To propose a model describing levels of integration of palliative care into the care of ICU patients.
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In Africa, the core of home-based care (HBC) in the villages is provided by volunteer helpers, individuals chosen to provide both support to patients and important information to health officers. Yet,...
It is crucial that palliative care nurses feel competent to practice their profession in accordance with ethical principles, to personalize care, to remain sensitive, to ensure respect, and to communi...
This research aimed to describe nursing students' perceptions of spirituality and spiritual care and their spiritual care competencies and to investigate the relationship between these variables. The ...
Palliative care model delivered by two large hospices and palliative care providers.
Community-based palliative care (CBPC) plays an integral role in addressing the complex care needs of older adults with serious chronic illnesses, but is premised on effective communication and collab...
This is a comparative effectiveness study of two pragmatic models aiming to introduce palliative care in care for end stage liver disease patients. The 2 comparators are: Model 1: Consult...
This is a large pragmatic, randomized controlled trial to test the real-world effectiveness of inpatient palliative care consultative services in improving a number of patient- and family-...
For patients with an advanced disease and their families an excellent and compassionate care is essential. However, in hospitals optimal end-of-life care is not yet fully realized and pati...
It is important to provide high quality palliative care to all patients with a non-curable and life-limiting condition. The Care Pathway for Primary Palliative Care (CPPPC) provides tools ...
This study will test the effectiveness of integrating an evidence-based model of home-based palliative (HBPC) within primary care clinics on patient and caregiver outcomes. The investigato...
A nursing specialty concerned with care of patients facing serious or life-threatening illnesses. The goal of palliative nursing is to prevent and relieve suffering, and to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Hospice nursing is palliative care for people in their final stages of life.
Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Facilities or services which are especially devoted to providing palliative and supportive care to the patient with a terminal illness and to the patient's family.
A branch of medicine concerned with preventing and relieving the suffering of patients in any stage of disease. Its focus is on comprehensive care and improving the quality of all areas of the patient's life.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...