The Hospice Patient's Right to Oral Care: Making Time for the Mouth.

@article{Soileau2018TheHP,
  title={The Hospice Patient's Right to Oral Care: Making Time for the Mouth.},
  author={Kristi Soileau and Nanette R Elster},
  journal={Journal of palliative care},
  year={2018},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={
          65-69
        }
}
The hospice philosophy embraces palliative care for the terminally ill, for whom quality of life is the central focus of comfort care management. Often, caregivers hesitate or simply do not elect to extend oral care for patients nearing the end of life, due to difficulties encountered in patient compliance, a sense of futility in doing so, staff time… CONTINUE READING