End of Life Journal Archives

Content tagged with Specialist palliative care

Palliative Care And Advanced Dementia: The Croydon Project

Victor Pace, Sharon Scott

Advanced dementia is associated with a high symptom burden. However, people with advanced dementia and their carers are less likely to be cared for by specialist palliative care services than people with other conditions such as cancer. The traditional model of specialist palliative care, with its high level of symptom... Read full article

Non-Invasive Ventilation: New Challenges For Hospice Nurses

Ruth Palmer

Specialist palliative care units such as hospices are increasingly providing care for patients with non-malignant conditions. However, that means that palliative care nurses require education and training in the care of people with a variety of conditions, not just cancer. Also, palliative care nurses need to understand that they cannot... Read full article

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