Tag: Palliative Care

Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problems associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial and spiritual

Palliative Care

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Palliative Pain Management Lecture
Nursing Lectures
Introduction: Pain is a common experience for almost all patients receiving palliative care in the United Kingdom (UK). Pain can be significant... Last modified: 19th Oct 2021

End of Life Care Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: End of life decision making can be an aspect of concern that is both complex and challenging for the aged population. Accordingly, the elderly deal with diverse ailments that may impactful on the rational decision making.... Last modified: 22nd Apr 2021

Palliative Care for Cancer Patients | Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Various researches have raised the need for palliative care for cancer patients besides the treatment that they receive from their respective hospitals.... Last modified: 24th Mar 2021

Analysis of Physician Views Towards End-of-Life Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: It has been estimated that more than 15 million people will suffer cancer worldwide by 2020(1). According to the report by Ministry of Health, over 30000 people die because of cancer... Last modified: 22nd Dec 2020

Palliative Care Situation Reflection
Reflective Essays
Introduction: Reflective practice enables nurses to critically review their actions through a process of thoughtful deliberation about past experiences, in order to learn from them.... Last modified: 29th Oct 2020

The Role of the Social Worker in Palliative Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: As a result of the ageing population, there is an increasing need for specialist palliative care. Whilst it used to only be available to people with cancer, it is now being made available for other illnesses such as AIDS/HIV, motor neurone disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and other life-threatening conditions.... Last modified: 27th Aug 2020

Improving Communication Skills to Enhance Palliative Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The communication skills in the healthcare environment are very important. In these days, the biggest issue in the medical profession is the lack of communication skills. When a patient is at the end of life process, good communication will be an essential to deliver the importance of the sickness... Last modified: 27th Aug 2020

Palliative Care Nursing Reflection
Reflective Essays
Introduction: In this reflective account I wish to concentrate on the peoples priorities for the people of Scotland outlined within this document, the ultimate aim is to provide the highest quality of care.... Last modified: 27th Aug 2020

Physical and Psychological Domains of Palliative Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Taking care of critically ill patients is challenging task and it needs proficiency. It’s very difficult to handle a family and terminally ill patient without any proper knowledge. To solve the problems and handle the difficult situation during palliative care is proper training and knowledge about palliative care. ... Last modified: 27th Aug 2020

The philosophy and principals of palliative care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The philosophy and principals of palliative care are well established in many countries. The author of this assignment will look at this development and critically analyse the development of the palliative care concept and examine the impact of these developments in the provision of palliative care services to patients and families in Ireland.... Last modified: 27th Aug 2020

Palliative Care and Quality of Life Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Palliative care goals are much more than comfort in dying and focusing on relief from physical and psychological suffering, provide psychological and spiritual care and support family by rehabilitate the individual’s ... Last modified: 27th Aug 2020

Application of Perspective of Health and Illness to Case Study
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 1. How do the lenses provided by psychology, biology, sociology and the life course help you to understand your own healthcare practice in this case? 2. How did the multidisciplinary team working help... Last modified: 28th May 2020

Case Study of Anxiety and Pain Management in Palliative Care
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Anxiety experiences different in everyone in different times, it’s a normal response to actual danger, promoting the body through stimulating of sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system wi... Last modified: 13th Feb 2020

Case Study of Palliative Care for Bowel Cancer
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Mrs Cheng has a 2 years history of bowel cancer recently being complicated by liver metastases. Doctors had given her a prognosis of about one month left to live. She is admitted to the medical ward f... Last modified: 13th Feb 2020

Case Study Of Palliative Care And Pain Management Nursing Essay
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Permission for use of Leslie’s (ficticious name) case notes was granted verbally from the director of Nursing following a letter of application for same (appendix 1). Due to restrictions on word... Last modified: 13th Feb 2020

Case Study Of Continuing And Palliative Care Nursing Essay
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: The purpose of this assignment is to write a report on an episode of care received by a patient with palliative care needs, in which I have been involved in. It will also demonstrate my ability to mee... Last modified: 13th Feb 2020

Case Study on Palliative Care: Example Answers
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Carol is a 48 year old woman who lives with her husband Dean and three children. Carols three children, Josephine (15 years), Harry (12 years) and Sarah (8 years) are aware their mother has cancer, bu... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

What is End of Life and Palliative Care?
Nursing Questions
Introduction: Question What is end of life care? Answer End of life care is the holistic and extensive care of neonates with advanced, progressive and/or incurable life limiting or life threatening condit... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Palliative Care In The Community Nursing Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: For the purpose of this assignment the topic of nurses assisting service users and their families prepare to make the transition from curative care into palliative care will be the focus. The assignme... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Does Palliative Care provide a peacefull death
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Palliative care was traditionally considered something done just for the dying patient and patients with cancer, but times have changed. Today it is a form of care that can be administered to not just... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020