Chapter 4 - Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Samuel G. Robbins

This chapter provides an overview of basic concepts and definitions of palliative and end-of-life care, as well as a discussion of some of the common ethical dilemmas encountered by nurses in palliative and hospice care. In addition, major implications for nursing practice are reviewed, and a case study describes one of the more challenging ethical situations that can occur in these settings.

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