Improving end-of-life care through quality improvement

Source: International Journal of Palliative Nursing 2016 Sep; 22 (9): 430-434

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Date of publication: September 2016

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: This paper describes the inception, implementation and evaluation of a Comfort Measures Strategy (CMS) in a Canadian Hospital. The strategy involved the development of an evidence-based order set, which included elements of symptom assessment and management, patient and family education, and spiritual and emotional support.

Length of publication: 5 pages

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