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The unmet palliative care needs of those dying with dementia
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2015-03)
An estimated 33.9 million people are living with dementia worldwide. The overall estimated median survival time from onset of dementia to death is 4.1 years for men and 4.6 years for women, with longer survival times in ...
Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service
(Health Service Executive, 2012)
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Providing care for a person with late-stage dementia at home: What are carers' experiences?
(SAGE Publications, 2018-05-10)
Background It is widely reported that carers who provide care for a family member with dementia endure physical and psychological burdens. Not only do they fulfil an important role for the person with dementia but also ...
Sensitive interviewing in qualitative research
In this paper we focus on important considerations when planning and conducting qualitative interviews on sensitive topics. Drawing on experiences of conducting interviews with dementia caregivers, a framework of essential ...
Advanced practice nursing: A concept analysis
A variety of terms are used to describe advanced practice nursing roles internationally. This has resulted in confusion in terminology around these roles. The aim of this concept analysis was to clarify what is meant by ...
An overview of interpretive phenomenology as a research methodology
(RCN Publishing, 2012-10-08)
Aim To provide an overview of interpretive phenomenology. Background Phenomenology is a philosophy and a research approach. As a research approach, it is used extensively in nursing and ‘interpretive’ phenomenology ...
A concept analysis of empowerment in chronic illness from the perspective of the nurse and the client living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Aims. To explicate a model of empowerment appropriate to clients living with a chronic illness, in particular chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Background. Empowerment is a concept central to nursing practice and ...
Developing a structured education programme for clients with COPD
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2011-05-01)
This article describes the development of a Structured Education Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme (SEPRP), for the PRINCE (Pulmonary Rehabilitation In Nurse-led Community Environments) study. This process involved a ...