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Payne, Cathy and Watson, Max (2010) Palliative Care. In: Advancing Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition. (Eds: Payne, Anne and Barker, Helen), Churchill Livingstone, pp. 203-218. ISBN 0443067864 [Book section]

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Abstract

By the end of this chapter readers will be able to:- Describe the holistic principles of palliative care- Critically reflect on the ways in which nutritional support in the palliative care setting differs from other settings- Explain how patients nutritional goals will change with disease progression- Recognize the need for appropriate and timely review- Discuss and debate the ethical issues surrounding the provision of artificial nutrition and hydration- Critically reflect on the positive ways in which dietitians can help and support patients and their carers receiving palliative care

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
ID Code:15250
Deposited By:Mrs Cathy Payne
Deposited On:31 Aug 2010 13:01
Last Modified:31 Aug 2010 13:01

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