Oct. 7, 2016 Americas, Global
Engaging and empowering people and communities, Reorienting the model of care, Coordinating services within and across sectors
Integrating palliative care into primary care for patients with chronic, life-limiting conditions.
As longevity increases, individuals with chronic, life-limiting conditions will live longer with disease burden and functional decline. Nurse practitioners can integrate symptom management, early decision-making, and supportive care into the primary care setting to improve quality of life and decrease economic and emotional impact at the end of life.
- The Nurse Practitioner