End of Life Journal Archives

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A daughter’s experience of her mother’s death in hospital


Key to improving palliative and end-of-life care is recognising the end-of-life phase. Without training relating to identification of signs and symptoms indicative of the terminal phase of disease, care of dying patients and their relatives/loved ones will not improve. Analysis of individual deaths may improve systems of care provision and... Read full article

A Palliative Holistic Approach to MND Using Music Therapy

Dr Helen Mackinnon, Elizabeth (Liz) Upham

This article details the role of music therapy (MT) in the palliative care of a 66-year-old woman (Liz) living with severe disabilities caused by motor neurone disease. It forms part of a small but growing body of case-related evidence designed to support the use of MT in palliative care. It... Read full article

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