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Nursing Role in Palliative Care

  1. Palliative Care Practice
    Palliative care The practice of palliative care is a valuable assessment of painful distress signs incorporated with spiritual, social and psychological care...
  2. Palliative Care
    to the role of the specialist palliative care nurse however Penson (2000) argues that comfort is the key attribute. Community specialist palliative care nurses are...
  3. Nursing Role
    acute care, outpatient care, and community health, different nursing role are created to facilitate quality care. For example, Role of a primary nurse in acute care...
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THE ROLE OF THE NURSE IN THE PROVISION OF QUALITY PALLIATIVE CARE FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL PATIENT
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The objective of this work is to research palliative care for the terminally ill patient and to present findings of ***** nurse's role in the prov*****ion of quality palliative ***** in patients who are terminally ill.
INTRODUCTION
The Nursing Matters: Palliative C***** 'Face Sheet' defines palliative care as "the holistic care of patients with advanced progressive *****ness who are not responsive to curative treatment. Management of pain ***** other symp*****ms and provision ***** psychological, social and spiritual support are critical." (Palliative **********, 2007) The goals of palliative care include:
*****) Providing relief from pain ***** other symptoms of distress;
2) Neither hastening nor postponing death;
3) Affirmation ***** life and regard toward dying as a normal process;
*****) Integration of the ***** ***** spiritual aspects ***** patient *****;
5) Offer a ***** system to help patients live as actively as possible until death;
6) ***** a support system ***** help the family cope during the patient's illness and in their own bereavement. (Palliative Care, 2007)
PURPOSE OF STUDY
***** purpose of ***** study is to examine palliative care for terminally ill patients ***** to d*****cern the role of ***** nurse in providing ***** palliative ***** ***** ***** ill *****.
***** OF *****
The methodology ***** this study is qualitative in nature and w***** be conducted through an extensive review of literature that ***** academic, pr*****essional and peer-reviewed in nature ***** this area of study.
SIGNIFICANCE OF STUDY
The significance of this study is the knowledge ***** it will add to this ***** ***** *****.
LITERATURE REVIEW
The work of Cramer, et al (2003) entitled: "Nurse's Attitudes and Practice Related ***** Hospice *****" states that an ********** was made of "hospice-related training, knowledge and attitudes, demographic and...
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