Why Nurses Should Lead Efforts To Overcome Palliative Care Consultation Barriers

With many in the community supporting the idea of palliative care being an essential part of critical care, the integration of end-of-life support with curative and life-sustaining intervention is more crucial than ever.

Published in Critical Care Nurse (CCN), a recent report revealed that palliative care patients and their families face a variety of challenges when attempting to discuss care options with consultants who can properly advise.

Being able to provide patients with palliative care enables clinicians to package psychological, spiritual, goal-setting and decision-making support into a single service-based initiative designed to supply comfort.

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