Palliative Care

Cathy Payne, Max Watson

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Abstract

By the end of this chapter readers will be able to:- Describe the holistic principles of palliative care- Critically reflect on the ways in which nutritional support in the palliative care setting differs from other settings- Explain how patients nutritional goals will change with disease progression- Recognize the need for appropriate and timely review- Discuss and debate the ethical issues surrounding the provision of artificial nutrition and hydration- Critically reflect on the positive ways in which dietitians can help and support patients and their carers receiving palliative care
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvancing Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition
EditorsAnne Payne, Helen Barker
PublisherElsevier
Pages203-218
ISBN (Print)0443067864
Publication statusPublished - May 2010

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    Payne, C., & Watson, M. (2010). Palliative Care. In A. Payne, & H. Barker (Eds.), Advancing Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition (pp. 203-218). Elsevier.