Review Article
Volume 3 Issue 3 - 2021
Using the Principles of Chronic, Complex and Palliative Care Provides a Critical Analysis of Interdisciplinary Team-Work in Related Health Care Settings
Laila Alharbi*
Nursing Specialist in Intensive Care Unit (Adult), King Khalid Hospital, Hail, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Laila Alharbi, Nursing Specialist in Intensive Care Unit (Adult), King Khalid Hospital, Hail, Saudi Arabia.
Received: July 20, 2020; Published: February 11, 2021


Palliative care requires effective interdisciplinary teamwork to ensure effective holistic management of a patient in the long term. We determined that the thirteen principles for palliative care remain fundamentally consistent across disciplines. To ensure that the principles are adhered to it is important that a holistic approach is used where all stakeholders are represented in the decision-making process, and treatment is coordinated. Failure to establish effective communication and often be attributed to cultural and status barriers, and may lead to care deficits, such as delays in treatment. Effective communication between stakeholders can avoid treatment lapses, ethical dilemmas for care givers, and conflicts in treatments regimens as the patients care status changes with the illness progression.

Keywords: Palliative Care; Health Care; Holistic Care


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Citation: Laila Alharbi. “Using the Principles of Chronic, Complex and Palliative Care Provides a Critical Analysis of Interdisciplinary Team- Work in Related Health Care Settings".EC Nursing and Healthcare 3.3 (2021): 149-153.

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