Chapter 8. Palliative Nursing Care in Heart Failure

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair2,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist3 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer4
  1. Margaret Kendall Nurse

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch8

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Kendall, M. (2009) Palliative Nursing Care in Heart Failure, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch8

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. North Cheshire, 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:

  • Palliative nursing care in heart failure;
  • Merseyside and Cheshire guidelines;
  • Nausea and vomiting;
  • World Health Organization (WHO);
  • Gold Standards Framework (GSF);
  • continuous subcutaneous infusions (CSCI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Prevalence

  • Physical problems

  • Symptom management

  • Who to refer?

  • Referral criteria

  • Symptom specifics

  • End of life care

  • Key points

  • Conclusion

  • References