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Frailty and the need for palliative care

Nyatanga, Brian (2021) Frailty and the need for palliative care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 26 (2). p. 99. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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The article discusses the condition of frailty and the consideration for palliative care support to frail individuals, particularly older adults. Also cited are the need for holistic assessment to achieve better advance care planning (ACP) with the patient, how palliative care is most effective in patients with complex and multiple symptoms, and how palliative care improves patients' quality of life and ensures dignity in dying.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: frailty, palliative care, older adults, Advanced Care Planning
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2021 07:27
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2021 07:27

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