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Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses require knowledge and skill to meet the unique needs of infants and families. Increasingly, principles of palliative care are being integrated into the NICU setting to improve the quality of care.
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Name: Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
With advancements in neonatology, patients in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) are living in the hospital with complex life-limiting illnesses until their first birthday or beyond. As palliativ...
This study was conducted to determine neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses' opinions about the palliative care needs of neonates with multiple congenital anomalies. The study sample consisted of...
The importance of palliative care education for nurses has been recognized worldwide. The study aims to explore the experiences of nurses working with children with palliative care needs and to identi...
Palliative care (PC) in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is often provided exclusively to infants expected to die. Standards of care support providing PC early after diagnosis with any conditio...
Oncology nurses are pivotal in the provision of primary palliative care. However, nurses working in oncology settings, where the goal is often curative, may lack knowledge about and comfort in providi...
Conduct a questionnaire survey of palliative care professionals including doctors, nurses and social workers currently working within the West Midlands to establish how much the palliative...
The goal of this research study is to collect information to plan how to design a computer program for cancer patients receiving palliative care, their caregivers, and doctors and nurses w...
Frequently people diagnosed with cancer experience physical and emotional symptoms during the course of their disease. These symptoms can be very distressing to both the patient and the fa...
The study goal is to compare surgeon-palliative care team co-management, versus surgeon alone management, of patients and family members preparing for major cancer surgery. The study also ...
The goal of this research study is to learn if palliative care patients or caregivers, and palliative care physicians or nurses can use a computer program designed to provide information a...
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.
Nurses who provide nursing care in countries other than the ones in which they received their training.
Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Nurses whose work combines elements of both primary care nursing and public health practice and takes place primarily outside the therapeutic institution. Primary nursing care is directed to individuals, families, or groups in their natural settings within communities.
Health personnel who do not hold professional degrees or credentials, but have completed training and are licensed to provide routine patient care under the direction of registered nurses and physicians.
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 ...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...