Towards better end-of-life care : a major opportunity for nurses to contribute to the debate

Chan, Raymond (2014) Towards better end-of-life care : a major opportunity for nurses to contribute to the debate. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 51(3), pp. 355-356.

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Abstract

Integrated care pathways are documents which outline the essential steps of multidisciplinary care in addressing a specific clinical problem (Rotter et al., 2010). They can be used to introduce clinical guidelines and systematic audits of clinical practice, and to ensure that the most appropriate management occurs at the most appropriate time and that it is provided by the most appropriate health professional. The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) is an example of an integrated care pathway, designed in the 1990s to guide care for people who are in their last days of life (Ellershaw et al., 1997, Ellershaw and Ward, 2003)...

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ID Code: 62259
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: this is published online ahead of print at 10 September 2013
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Keywords: End-of-life care, Liverpool care pathway, Nursing, Palliative care, End-of-life care pathway
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2013.08.011
ISSN: 0020-7489
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Clinical Sciences not elsewhere classified (110399)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000)
Divisions: Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in International Journal of Nursing Studies. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in International Journal of Nursing Studies, [VOL 51, ISSUE 3, (2014)] DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2013.08.011
Deposited On: 03 Sep 2013 01:18
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2015 07:26

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