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Care of the DyingA pathway to excellence$
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John Ellershaw and Susie Wilkinson

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199550838

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.001.0001

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Induction and implementation of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient

Induction and implementation of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient

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(p.157) Chapter 9 Induction and implementation of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient
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Care of the Dying
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Maureen Gambles

Anita Roberts

Rita Doyle

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0009

This chapter discusses an outline of the various elements of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) document and the process through which successful implementation of the LCP for care in the last hours or days of life can be achieved by using the ten step Continuous Quality Improvement Programme. It also explains the fundamental aspects throughout the ten step programme, such as the use of local audit to promote quality assurance.

Keywords:   LCP document, implementation, care, Continuous Quality Improvement Programme, local audit, quality assurance

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