basic palliative care

basic palliative care

The standard of palliative care which should be provided by all healthcare professionals, in primary or secondary care, within their normal duties to patients with life-limiting disease.
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Both the special organized palliative services and the provision of basic palliative care, in the specialist and municipal health and care services, will be evaluated.
John Providence emphasizes staff education to spread the word about palliative care Annually, the health system sponsors a train-the-trainer conference and educates 150 multidisciplinary associates on basic palliative care.
It is usually possible to deal with severe pain in patients with advanced cancer by following basic palliative care principles.
Similar gaps exist in providing basic palliative care education for all clinicians who care for seriously ill patients, and in generating an evidence base for the field.
Patricia Balsom wrote of being denied basic palliative care, waiting in pain for scans, given only one pillow when she needed two, being treated against her will on a mixed sex ward where a deranged male patient stood naked at the end of her bed, at one stage being taken home unaccompanied in a delivery van because no ambulance was available.
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