The Importance Of End Of Life Nursing

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End of life nursing mainly encompasses various characteristics of care this includes symptom and pain management, assisting patients and culturally sensitive practice along with the families through dying and death process as well as ethical decision making. As described by (Petriwskyj et al., 2014), the “advocacy” is recognised as major core competency for professional nurses, however the research discloses the associated issues and barriers for attaining such capabilities and skills. Challenges often takes place along with restrictions and limitation in nursing schools curricula on dying and death process, mainly under multicultural settings, practices and differing policies within healthcare system and several interpretations of “end-of-life”…show more content…
In this regard, primary care physicians may not equipped by discussing end-of-life care. Thus, such lack of doctors’ training of patient and physician may fear that lead to discomfort while communicating bad news. Breaking such bad news specifically discussing forecast, needs a combination of disease-specific biomedical knowledge along with finest and effective communication abilities. Hence, when the bad news is delivered in an incorrect way then it leads to long-term situations like poor psychological adjustment for patients. Thus, suggestions are developed to help physicians in order to deliver bad news (Gjerberg et al.,…show more content…
Literature Searching Process The chosen topic is communication, relating to end of life care or palliative care. In this way, the researcher has used the contemporary literatures that are primary research of different institutions and health centres that recorded the experiences and databases related to palliative care. Moreover, secondary researches in terms of different researches by different researchers are also taken in order to complete this research. Search Terms The search terms for this study are palliative care, End-of-life (EOL) care, and communication in EOL. These terms were used to find out the specific literatures that explain specific information regarding communication related to EOL care. Databases Used It is noted that the databases used for this study are CINAHL, Psycinfo, MEDLINE, EMBASE, ProQuest, and the Cochrane Register of Controlled trials (Central). Following is the flow diagram that has explained the way through searches is narrow down or

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