This resource has not been updated since July It may not reflect current policy but still provides valuable practice guidance. Kate is a 51 year old woman with late stage ovarian cancer. She is a single mother with five children aged 24, 23, 17, 15 and She is also guardian for her 13 year-old grandson.
Case Study 3 – Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Care at Home During the End of Life: Choosing Hospice and Appreciating Death
Patient safety is very important. Quality Improvement Interventions An intervention for quality improvement is to make sure the patient understands what is happening. The patient should be given time to express their thoughts. My philosophy continues and explains that a nurse should use the idea of holistic nursing care when caring for a patient and the nurse should connect a patient's care with the four metaparadigms: person, environment, health, and.
Early palliative care consultation in the medical ICU
Detailed research by Hospice UK HUK identified the need for an information and insight resource that would a help hospices and other interested parties better understand local needs, and b identify gaps in service provision in the delivery of end of life care, especially where it is delivered within the community. Therefore, HUK determined the need to identify a partner that could help them a understand the key insights hospice leaders required and b develop a data and information portal that delivered intelligence in a consistent and reliable format. This would offer decision makers the information sources critical to the development of appropriate and responsive end of life care delivery strategies.
The aim is to provide a clinical case-based resource that is globally relevant and accessible to those working in CPC. Drawing on case histories from around the world that reflect key issues and elements of CPC, it provides a practical approach grounded in experience. It addresses multidisciplinary care in the management of children and their families; discusses cases from an international perspective, and shares examples from a variety of countries, utilising cases across a range of ages and conditions, demonstrating holistic care. As such, while there are an estimated There is also a dearth of literature on CPC, hence this clinical case-based manual fills a gap in the market, and is aimed at a global audience, making it a unique text in the field.