A conceptual model of palliative care within the chronic illness continuum
Shena Gazaway, PhD - Biobehavioral Department, College of Nursing, Augusta University, Athens, GA, USA; Autumn M. Schumacher, PhD, RN - Augusta University, North Augusta, SC, USA
- Sigma Affiliation
- Beta Omicron
- Contributor Affiliation(s)
- Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia, USA
Visits vs Downloads
Visitors - World Map
Top Visiting Countries
Top Visiting Cities
Visits (last 6 months)
Downloads (last 6 months)
Popular Works for Gazaway, Shena by View
Popular Works for Gazaway, Shena by Download
An evidence-based conceptual model was developed concerning the use of palliative care. The model illustrates three phases (early, episodic, late) of palliative care along the chronic illness continuum. Research is needed to determine best nursing practices during the early phase to prevent crises during the episodic phase.
45th Biennial Convention 2019 Theme: Connect. Collaborate. Catalyze.
|Abstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
All rights reserved by the author(s) and/or publisher(s) listed in this item record unless relinquished in whole or part by a rights notation or a Creative Commons License present in this item record.
All permission requests should be directed accordingly and not to the Sigma Repository.
All submitting authors or publishers have affirmed that when using material in their work where they do not own copyright, they have obtained permission of the copyright holder prior to submission and the rights holder has been acknowledged as necessary.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subjects.
Navigating uncharted territory: Experiences of families when a child has a neurodegenerative life threatening illness Steele, Rose G.Children with neurodegenerative, life-threatening illnesses account for a significant proportion of children requiring palliative care. Most of their care is provided at home by their families. Yet, there is a paucity of ...
Underutilization of palliative care related to the associated stigmatism: Time to change the service name within the Veterans Affairs healthcare setting Schwartz, JaniceAdvances in medicine and technology have transformed cancer into a chronic disease state: enabling earlier, treatable, diagnoses and longer lives. However, the focus in medicine remains in quantity of life: failing to ...
Bressler, Toby; Hagan, Teresa L.; Xu, Jiayun (2017-07-06)Background: Palliative care refers to interdisciplinary patient and family-centered care that optimizes quality of life by anticipating, preventing, and alleviating suffering across the continuum of a patient’s ...
Summer, Georgianne A.; Hartley, Priscilla; Schumacher, Autumn M. (2017-08-02)The use of a sedation vacation protocol was evaluated in a medical intensive care unit. Only 67% of the electronic medical records documented that this protocol was used by the nursing staff. Continuing education should ...
Rivera, Marilia M.Palliative care knowledge is important for nursing staff caring for children with life-threatening and debilitating illness because it can provide comfort-based interventions to optimize their quality of life. Nurses in ...