Chapter 12. Palliative Care for People with End Stage Renal Disease

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair2,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist3 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer4
  1. Helen Noble nursing, diploma in management, PhD Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist member

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch12

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Noble, H. (2009) Palliative Care for People with End Stage Renal Disease, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Ayrshire Hospice and The University of The West of Scotland, UK

  2. 3

    School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery of the University of West of Scotland, UK

  3. 4

    University of the West of Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. The Renal Supportive Care Service at Barts and The London NHS Trust, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169974

Online ISBN: 9781444322705

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Keywords:

  • Which renal patients need palliative care?;
  • Renal supportive and palliative care services;
  • Withdrawing and withholding dialysis;
  • International perspectives;
  • Symptom management;
  • Nausea, vomiting and anorexia;
  • Fatigue and lethargy;
  • Symptom management at the end of life

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Background

  • Which renal patients need palliative care?

  • Renal supportive and palliative care services

  • Withdrawing and withholding dialysis

  • International perspectives

  • Symptom management

  • Symptom management at the end of life

  • Psychological care

  • Social support

  • The terminal phase

  • Summary

  • References