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Palliative Care

  • Creator:   American Journal of Nurisng
  • Updated:   4/21/2021
  • Contains:  25 items
These articles are part of a series on palliative care developed in collaboration with the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. The HPNA aims to guide nurses in preventing and relieving suffering and in giving the best possible care to patients and families, regardless of the stage of disease or the need for other therapies. The HPNA offers education, certification, advocacy, leadership, and research.
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Monitoring Equianalgesic Opioid Dosing

Curtis, Mark; McPherson, Mary Lynn; Swagger, Stacy M.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 121(3):60-63, March 2021.

CE: Acute Pain Management for People with Opioid Use Disorder

Broglio, Kathleen; Matzo, Marianne

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(10):30-38, October 2018.

For Advanced Cancer, What Treatment Is Next?

Collins, Rebecca; Matzo, Marianne

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(10):50-53, October 2016.

Palliative Chemotherapy

Matzo, Marianne

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(6):59-62, June 2016.

CE: Original Research: End-of-Life Care Behind Bars: A Systematic Review

Wion, Rachel K.; Loeb, Susan J.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(3):24-36, March 2016.

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.

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