Non-cancer palliative care in the community needs greater interprofessional collaboration to maintain coordinated care and manage uncertainty

Source: Evidence-based Nursing 2015 v.18(3) p79

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: July 2015

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: Patients with non-cancer conditions often experience community palliative care as inadequate and in need of planning and innovation. The perspectives of three main groups (patient, formal and informal carers) might help understand expectations and conflicts. This review aimed to identify, appraise and synthesise the evidence on views about the provision of palliative care for patients with non-malignant conditions by Palliative Care providers and to reveal any research gaps.

Length of publication: 1 page

Some important notes: This article is available in full text to all NHS Staff using Athens. For more information about accessing full text follow this link to find your local NHS Library

 

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