Chapter 5. Palliative Nursing Care in the Community

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair2,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist3 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer4
  1. Wendy Wesson Assistant Head community staff nurse district nurse practice teacher practice educator member

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch5

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Wesson, W. (2009) Palliative Nursing Care in the Community, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch5

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. Health Care Practice Department of the University of Derby, 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:

  • The provision of palliative nursing care in the community;
  • Priority 1 – humanity, dignity and respect;
  • Priority 2 – good communication;
  • Priority 3 – clear information giving;
  • Priority 4 – symptom control;
  • Priority 5 – psychological support;
  • The use of care pathways in the community

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Background

  • The provision of palliative nursing care in the community

  • The use of care pathways in the community

  • Summary

  • References