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    ntroduction Palliative care is the care of your body, mind, and spirit. Palliative care services are offered to people dealing with serious and life-threatening illnesses, often in the hospital or in a long-term care setting. The specific services are different for each person and are based on the person's needs and preferences. Palliative care requires a team of people who ensure: Pain and symptoms are controlled. Family support. Spiritual support. Emotional and social support. Comfort. Palliative care

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    Palliative Care: Its Role & Importance in Our Lives It’s a fact of life that all people will experience death. A difficult subject for many, yet it’s crucial in modern society that we learn of the available resources for those facing the unavoidable ultimatum. Few things in life are as indisputably dreaded as the cessation of life. The manner in which one ceases to exist unfortunately cannot be predicted for every individual. Yet the quality of life leading up to the moment of self-expiration is

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    medical care. Recent advances in science and technology, such as the discovery of the antibiotics and organ transplantation, ended an era of infectious disease and contributed to an increased lifespan. Unfortunately, their contributions were insignificant or inexistent in curing chronic diseases and terminal illnesses associated with old age and were a factor in prolonging the agony and pain of the incurably ill. The upsurge in the geriatric population led to a higher demand of palliative care units

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    In 1970 hospice care was introduce in United State, this was a care that is given to dying patient and family member to provided compassionate care during their end of life. While, According to get palliative care, Palliative care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of serious illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. (Get Palliative care). The relationship between hospice and palliative care comes hands and hands to achieve best quality

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    OF PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES IN CANADA 1 Overview of Palliative Care Services in Canada Jamie Organ Student Number: 0567596 Professor: Ms. J. Bertoni Lakehead University GERO 2010: Introduction to Palliative Care October 23rd 2015 OVERVIEW OF PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES IN CANADA 2 Overview of Palliative Care

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    Running head: Nursing Ethics in Palliative Care 1 Nursing Ethics in Palliative Care Debi Ramsey Western Carolina University (Class) October 29, 2017 The nursing profession offers many rewards. Among those is being part of a team who has the opportunity to influence the health, welfare and well being of people each and every day. Nursing student go to nursing school with the intention

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    hospice and palliative care. Therefore, nurses today are not adequately prepared to deliver this type of specialized care. The population of individuals in need of hospice and/or palliative care continue to grow. Consequently, there is a need for dedicated hospice and palliative care facilities within the communities. This community partnering project will describe the need for further end of life education for nurses, as well as the need to support end of life hospice and palliative care services within

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    Palliative care is a profession dedicated to relieving the pain of those who are gravely ill. At first glance, it seems like it would be a widely respected profession. After all, who likes pain? However, as the many decades of political debate have shown us, anything that has to do with healthcare is complicated. As one study from the Canadian medical association journal shows us, many people still have a very widely negative of palliative care. As the study highlights, many patients panicked when

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    of 2015 semester I had the opportunity to intern with Hospice & Palliative Care Center located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Hospice and Palliative Care Center is an organization that stands behind its mission to provide compassionate care for those with a life-limiting illness, and their families, through quality medical, emotional, spiritual and social support (Hospice & Palliative Care Center, 2015). Hospice and Palliative Care Center is a place where patients can spend their last days of life

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    Introduction Palliative care seems to be a grey area of nursing. Nursing for many years has been thought of as a healing process, aiding people to their healthiest place. Palliative care is also known as comfort care, should not be confused with hospice care. “Both palliative care and hospice care provide comfort. But palliative care can begin at diagnosis, and at the same time as treatment. Hospice care begins after treatment of the disease is stopped and when it is clear that the patient is not

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