Diagnosing dying: an integrative literature review
Kennedy, C., Brooks Young, P., Gray Brunton, C., Larkin, P., Connolly, M., Wilde-Larsson, B., …Chater, S. (2014)
Diagnosing dying: an integrative literature review. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, 4, 263-270. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000621
Background To ensure patients and families
receive appropriate end-of-life care pathways and
guidelines aim to inform clinical decision making.
Ensuring appropriate outcomes t...
Increasing skills and confidence in caring conversations: a course
Dosser, I., & Smith, T. (2014)
Increasing skills and confidence in caring conversations: a course. British journal of healthcare assistants : for HCAs and assistant practitioners, 8(3), 140-145
This paper describes a service development in healthcare support workers (HCSWs) across departments in a large Scottish teaching hospital. In any healthcare setting, communica...