Referring patients to hospice or palliative care

The Nurse Practitioner
Kathleen Broglio, Anne Walsh

Abstract

NPs care for patients with chronic diseases such as heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cancer, and dementia. As the disease progresses or patients age, disease-related symptoms may become increasingly burdensome, and these patients may benefit from hospice or palliative care. NPs can guide individuals in this process to optimize care and support at the end of life.

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Jun 18, 2021·The Nurse Practitioner·Christy McDonald LenahanFrances Stueben

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