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Palliative Care, Robert Wood Johnson Series

  • Creator:   American Journal of Nursing
  • Updated:   10/15/2019
  • Contains:  16 items

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded a 16-part series on palliative care, based on the national nursing education project, End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC), also funded by RWJ.


Oral Complications at the End of Life: Although dysphagia and stomatitis can have devastating effects on the quality of a patient’s life, there are many ways to manage them.

Dahlin, Constance

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 104(7):40-47, July 2004.

Nurses’ Stress & Burnout: How to care for yourself when caring for patients and their families experiencing life-threatening illness.

Sherman, Deborah Witt

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 104(5):48-56, May 2004.

Ethics and Palliative Care in Pediatrics: When should parents agree to withdraw life-sustaining therapy for children?

Rushton, Cynda Hylton

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 104(4):54-63, April 2004.

Grief and Bereavement Care: With sufficient support, grief and bereavement can be transformative.

Egan, Kathleen A.; Arnold, Robert L.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 103(9):42-52, September 2003.

Ethical Concerns in End-of-Life Care: When questions about advance directives and the withdrawal of life-sustaining interventions arise, how should decisions be made?

Scanlon, Colleen

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 103(1):48-55, January 2003.

Managing Psychological Conditions in Palliative Care: Dying need not mean enduring uncontrollable anxiety, depression, or delirium.

Paice, Judith A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 102(11):36-42, November 2002.