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Burnout syndrome in nurses working in palliative care units: An analysis of associated factors.

Related Articles Burnout syndrome in nurses working in palliative care units: An analysis of associated factors. J Nurs Manag. 2018 Jan;26(1):19-25 Authors: Rizo-Baeza M, Mendiola-Infante SV, Sepehri A, Palazón-Bru A, Gil-Guillén VF, Cortés-Castell E Abstract AIMS: To analyse the association between psychological, labour and demographic factors and burnout in palliative care nursing. BACKGROUND: There is a lack of published research evaluating burnout in palliative care nursing. METHODS: This observational cross-sectional study involved 185 palliative care nurses in Mexico. The primary variables were burnout defined by its three dimensions (emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and personal accomplishment). As secondary variables, psychological, labour and…
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An exploratory study of interprofessional collaboration in end-of-life decision-making beyond palliative care settings.

Related Articles An exploratory study of interprofessional collaboration in end-of-life decision-making beyond palliative care settings. J Interprof Care. 2016 Nov;30(6):795-803 Authors: Ho A, Jameson K, Pavlish C Abstract As healthcare delivery becomes increasingly interprofessional, it is imperative to identify opportunities for effective collaboration and coordination of care. Drawing on a Canadian qualitative study that adopted a constant comparative method based on the grounded theory approach, we report how healthcare providers’ (HCPs) personal experiences and professional roles intersect with system factors in hindering or enhancing their ability to support patients and families in planning for end-of-life (EOL) care. We used a…
Origen: An exploratory study of interprofessional collaboration in end-of-life decision-making beyond palliative care settings. – PubMed

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Associations between Timing of Palliative Care Consults and Family Evaluation of Care for Veterans Who Die in a Hospice/Palliative Care Unit.

Related Articles Associations between Timing of Palliative Care Consults and Family Evaluation of Care for Veterans Who Die in a Hospice/Palliative Care Unit. J Palliat Med. 2017 Jul;20(7):745-751 Authors: Carpenter JG, McDarby M, Smith D, Johnson M, Thorpe J, Ersek M Abstract BACKGROUND: Palliative care consultations (PCC) improve end-of-life (EOL) care, although they may occur too late in an illness to effect the best outcomes. Evidence about the optimal timing of PCC is limited. OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations between PCC timing and bereaved families’ evaluation of care. METHODS: A retrospective, cross-sectional analysis of data collected between October 2011 and…
Origen: Associations between Timing of Palliative Care Consults and Family Evaluation of Care for Veterans Who Die in a Hospice/Palliative Care Unit. – PubMed

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Farrell valve relieves bloating in gastrostomy patient.

Related Articles Farrell valve relieves bloating in gastrostomy patient. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2017 Sep;7(3):258-260 Authors: Phippen A, Brennan E, Ealing J, Kay S, Waterman D Abstract Dysphagia and weight loss are experienced by up to 80% of patients with motor neuron disease (MND). Enteral tube feeding can benefit these patients but side effects including fullness, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation are frequent and can lead to non-compliance. Changes in feed formulation, regimens and the use of prokinetic medication can help symptoms. We describe a case where the use of gastric pressure relief bags during enteral feeding improved symptoms of bloating…
Origen: Farrell valve relieves bloating in gastrostomy patient. – PubMed

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