Palliative care nurses ' recognition and assessment of delirium symptoms : A qualitative study using critical incident technique

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Background: Delirium is prevalent in palliative care inpatient settings and management is often challenging. Despite nurses’ integral patient care role, little is known about palliative care nurses’ capacity to recognise, assess and respond to patients’ delirium symptoms. Objective: To explore the experiences, views and practices of inpatient palliative… (More)

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