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Palliative care nursing in the outpatient setting 

Palliative care nursing in the outpatient setting
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Palliative care nursing in the outpatient setting
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Pamela Stitzlein Davies

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199332342.003.0055
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date: 17 November 2018

Nurses and advanced practice nurses (APNs), with their extensive psychosocial training, and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, play an important role in helping ambulatory clinic patients and caregivers navigate concerns that arise as the end of life approaches. This chapter addresses the provision of palliative care in the adult outpatient setting, with a focus on the role of nurses and APNs.

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