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The work environment of nurses in Palliative Care Units of Catalonia

Bullich-Marin, Ingrid

The Intermediate Care Units (IMCUs) are defined as those that offer specialized, interdisciplinary care, with the aim of achieving the maximum level of autonomy of the person or the clinical stability that allows them to return to their habitual residence ...


Grief and malaise in relatives assisted by a psychosocial care team in the Madrid Community

Ocaña, Esther

Evaluate the characteristics of grief in a sample of relatives of people served by a Psychosocial Care Team


Counseling as a help technique in a situation of total pain

Priede, Luís

The prevailing ideal in twentieth-century medicine of overcoming death and disease has been replaced in recent decades by preventing premature death and old age overwhelmed by disease and disability1, the human being is more than a set of structures and organs, is also formed by emotions, personal relationships, ideas ...


Treatment of irruptive dyspnea in cancer patients. What are we really doing?

Soler, Begoña

Although Irruptive Dyspnea (ID) is a very frequent symptom in cancer patients, there are no precise recommendations for its treatment. The objective of the study was to analyze the treatment guidelines of ID in routine clinical practice.


Acquisition of competences in the integral care of the patient in Palliative Care

Figueredo, Natalie

In Uruguay, despite the fact that Palliative Care (PC) is part of the patient's care process, only 18% of the users that had requested it received in 2012 the PC that they would have needed (PNCP, 2013). Among the causes, the lack of professional training stands out ...


How do the nursing diagnoses help us in a palliative care unit?

Pelegrín-García, Mónica

In Palliative Care one of the main concerns for Nursing is the control of symptoms, since a poorly controlled symptom is a physical, emotional and / or spiritual discomfort for the patient, his family and the multidisciplinary team. We have a good tool that are the nursing diagnoses, which help us to unify criteria in relation to the symptoms observed in the day to day, since one of our goals is to continue researching to achieve comprehensive and quality care ...