Palliative care for patients with chronic respiratory disease.

Carol Kelly*

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Abstract

The article provides an overview of the key issues relating to palliative care for patients with chronic respiratory disease. The need for palliative care in this patient group is identified and the illness trajectory considered. Issues of communication, provision of palliative care services and symptom management are discussed and the need for improved services highlighted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-46
Number of pages6
JournalNursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
Volume26
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Chronic Disease
  • Palliative Care
  • Respiratory Tract Disease

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