Chapter 14. Palliative Nursing Care for People with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair2,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist3 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer4
  1. May McCreaddie Research Associate member Training Manager

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch14

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

McCreaddie, M. (2009) Palliative Nursing Care for People with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch14

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. University of Edinburgh, 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:

  • International impact of HIV and AIDS;
  • A chronic illness?;
  • The challenge of palliative care in HIV disease;
  • Pain and symptom management;
  • Evidenced-based, non-judgemental care;
  • More than just physical care;
  • Depression and complex co-morbidities;
  • Nursing the broad spectrum of people with HIV disease;
  • Assessing complex needs;
  • Patient-provider partnership

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Background

  • International impact of HIV and AIDS

  • Drug therapy

  • A chronic illness?

  • The challenge of palliative care in HIV disease

  • Pain and symptom management

  • HIV dementia

  • Depression and complex co-morbidities

  • Nursing the broad spectrum of people with HIV disease

  • Case study

  • Summary

  • References

  • Further reading