Nurses' views on using the Liverpool care pathway in an acute hospital setting.

@article{OHara2011NursesVO,
  title={Nurses' views on using the Liverpool care pathway in an acute hospital setting.},
  author={Tina O'Hara},
  journal={International journal of palliative nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={
          239-44
        }
}
  • Tina O'Hara
  • Published in International journal of palliative nursing 2011
The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) is one of three major recent UK initiatives to improve the care of people dying with malignant and non-malignant disease. This focus group research aimed to explore nurses' perceptions of using the LCP in an acute hospital setting, their perceptions of its impact on patient care, and their confidence in care at the end of life, as well as to generate new ideas among peers. Six themes were identified: use of the LCP as a care tool; improved confidence, training… CONTINUE READING
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