Recognising the dying patient - Perspectives in palliative care (1 CPD hour)
Professor Mayur Lakhani, GP and chairman of the National Council for Palliative Care, opens our new series with advice on recognising the dying patient and building a palliative care register
The first module in our brand new series on palliative care offers advice on the dying patient, including:
- Identifying the dying patient
- When to initiate discussions about death and dying
- Disease trajectories
- Communications skills with this patient cohort
Future articles in this series will look at end-of-life care in care homes, symptom control and non-cancer palliative care.