Ian Trueman

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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This exploratory study aimed to identify community nurses' understanding of life review as a therapeutic intervention for younger people requiring palliative care. The objectives set out to: (i) Describe the participants' understanding of reminiscence and life review (ii) Detail their current ideas regarding a structured approach to(More)
For people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hospital admission can be associated with a poor prognosis. Consequently, the end stage of the illness needs to be recognized for timely palliative care to be initiated. Tools to enhance the palliative phase such as the Gold Standards Framework and the Liverpool Care Pathway rely on the(More)
For people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hospital admission can be associated with a poor prognosis. Consequently, the end-stage of the illness needs to be recognized for timely palliative care to be initiated. Tools to enhance the palliative phase, such as the Gold Standards Framework and the Liverpool Care Pathway, rely on the(More)
  • Ian Trueman
  • International journal of palliative nursing
  • 2001
This article examines the impact legislative developments in the UK have had, and are likely to have, on health care in general and how specialist palliative care providers may need to adapt to these changes. The focus of adaptation is on communication and multidisciplinary teamwork. A brief review of the previous Conservative government's reforms offers a(More)
The aim of the study was to assess dimensions of the patient-clinician relationship in relation to adherence with antiretroviral medication in a sample of HIV patients. This was a correlational evaluation, using a cross-sectional design. Thirty-eight HIV patients in two UK HIV units provided complete data. Analysis suggested that the elements of the(More)
BACKGROUND Community First Responder (CFR) schemes support lay people to respond to medical emergencies, working closely with ambulance services. They operate widely in the UK. There has been no previous review of UK literature on these schemes. This is the first systematic scoping review of UK literature on CFR schemes, which identifies the reasons for(More)
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