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Palliative care. 2: Exploring the skills that nurses need to deliver high-quality care

Publication year
2009
Author(s)
Becker, R.
Pages
18-20
Volume
105
Number
14

The second in this three-part series on palliative care outlines the skills nurses need to deliver effective care. Part 1 examined definitions of palliative care nursing, its core aims and values, and recent policies on end-of-life care. This article explores the evidence base to support the diverse range of knowledge, attitudes and skills needed to provide nursing care for people at the end of life.

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