8. End of Life Care

  1. Alison Leary
  1. Michael Coughlan

Published Online: 3 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702857.ch8

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer

How to Cite

Coughlan, M. (2012) End of Life Care, in Lung Cancer (ed A. Leary), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702857.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180757

Online ISBN: 9781118702857

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Keywords:

  • Breathlessness;
  • Diagnosing dying;
  • End of life care;
  • Oxygen therapy;
  • Pain assessment;
  • Palliative care;
  • Planning care for patient dying;
  • Respiratory depressants;
  • Social care;
  • Symptom management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Palliative and End of Life Care

  • Dying in the Twenty-First Century

  • Diagnosing Dying

  • Managing Complex Ethical Dilemmas

  • Planning Care for the Patient Dying from Lung Cancer

  • Summary

  • References