Essays about: "palliative and end-of-life care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words palliative and end-of-life care.

  1. 1. A Systematic Review of Social work education and training programs in palliative and end-of-life care

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Hang Li; [2021-01-13]
    Keywords : social work; education and training programs; palliative and end-of-life care;

    Abstract : Background: The advanced modern medicine and people’s open-minded attitudes about death call for the development of palliative and end-of-life care. Patients and their family members also promote higher requirement to the professionals and the quality and quantity of the service. READ MORE

  2. 2. Palliative Home Care : Nurses’ Experiences and Perceptions in Providing care - A literature review

    University essay from Röda Korsets Högskola; Röda Korsets Högskola

    Author : Kanitta Damrongkiattivej; Kim Oanh Nguyen Lundell; [2020]
    Keywords : dying patients; literature review; nurses experience; nurses’ perception; palliative home care; the end of life; döende patienter; litteraturöversikt; sjuksköterskans erfarenhet; sjuksköterskans perceptioner; palliativ hemsjukvård; patienter i livets slut skede;

    Abstract : Background: Demands to be cared for and die at home are increasing nowadays. The holistic approach of palliative care is to emphasize on alleviating physical and psychological distresses and psychosocial support to patients and their families. READ MORE

  3. 3. Arguments for and against palliative sedation : - an ethical reflection

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Tove Åström; [2019]
    Keywords : palliative sedation; euthanasia; autonomy; beneficence; non-maleficence;

    Abstract : Introduction: Palliative sedation is the use of sedatives to lower the alertness for symptomcontrol, when suffering is otherwise uncontrollable. Its role in palliative care is frequentlyargued, with both proponents and opponents. READ MORE

  4. 4. Factors that affect quality of life for older persons with life limiting illness in long term care homes : a literature review

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Tannis Rasmusson; [2016]
    Keywords : Quality of life; Palliative care; Long term care homes; Nursing;

    Abstract : Dying is a normal life process. Palliative care is the means in which health care professionals care for individuals with either life limiting or terminal illness at or near the end of life. It is important to deliver palliative care across all health care contexts - from acute care to residential care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Architecture as medicine : Rethinking care for the terminally ill

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Adam Bergendal; [2015]
    Keywords : Architecture; Adaptive re-use; Palliative care; Terminal care; Patient housing; Hospice;

    Abstract : Societies have an ethical responsibility to provide the dying with the highest possible quality of care. Yet, terminal patients are sometimes lost in a healthcare system that emphasizes procedure over the individual. This project envisions a new approach - a restructuring of the current system. READ MORE