Care of the dying patient in hospital.
Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2011 Aug;72(8):451-5
Authors: Rayment C, Ward J
Patients die in hospital every day, some receiving suboptimal care. This article focuses on the care of these patients in their last days specifically discussing medication review, symptom control, assisted nutrition and hydration, spiritual and religious needs, and documentation.
PMID: 21841590 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]