An overview of palliative nursing care.

Betty R. Ferrell, Nessa Coyle

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Studies tell us that most people fear a protracted, painful death; unfortunately, this is what many experience. Palliative nursing care seeks to change this. This new series challenges nurses to think differently about caring for people when cure isn't possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-168
Number of pages6
JournalLippincott's case management : managing the process of patient care
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management
  • Health Policy
  • Care Planning
  • Assessment and Diagnosis


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