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Infections in nursing home (NH) residents are often terminal illnesses. Integration of palliative care (PC) and infection management (IM), is a new concept that can help reduce burdensome treatments and improve quality of care for NH residents at the end-of-life.
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Name: Journal of pain and symptom management
The purpose of this review was to define compassion fatigue in the context of palliative care nursing. Compassion fatigue was first introduced as a description for nursing burnout; however, it was not...
Nursing students, who have been receiving the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Core training throughout their Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, have a unique perspective of the b...
Ensuring adequate knowledge about palliative care and positive attitudes towards death and dying are crucial educational aspects when preparing undergraduate nursing students to respond effectively to...
Although chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a life-limiting disease with a significant symptom burden, the patients are more often referred to nursing homes (NH), than to specialist palli...
Integration of a Palliative Care Specialist in ALS Clinic: Observations from one Center Palliative care specialists can aid in the care of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In this ar...
The purpose of this study is to examine key organizational structures and processes (leadership, teamwork, communication, palliative care) and their impact on the quality of end-of-life ca...
Close to one-third of Medicare decedents use the Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) benefit in the 6 months prior to death. SNF care often increases the risk for more aggressive, pote...
The purposes of this study are : - To know and to understand frequency and variability (quantitative and qualitative) of end-of-life emergencies in nursing homes. - To k...
Patients suffering from haematological disease present symptoms of discomfort and currently benefit from palliative care skills only for the management of their end-of-life. However, in me...
The research on ageing during the last couple of decades has increasingly focused on questions regarding the quality of life and life satisfaction of the old people. Yet the research indic...
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.
Theoretical models simulating behavior or activities in nursing, including nursing care, management and economics, theory, assessment, research, and education. Some examples of these models include Orem Self-Care Model, Roy Adaptation Model, and Rogers Life Process Model.
Nursing care of the aged patient given in the home, the hospital, or special institutions such as nursing homes, psychiatric institutions, etc.
Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.
A nursing specialty in which skilled nursing care is provided to patients in their homes by registered or licensed practical NURSES. Home health nursing differs from HOME NURSING in that home health nurses are licensed professionals, while home nursing involves non-professional caregivers.
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 ...
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