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Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence$
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John Ellershaw and Susie Wilkinson

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780198509332

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509332.001.0001

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How to use the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient?

How to use the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient?

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(p.11) Chapter 2 How to use the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient?
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Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence
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Carol Kinder

John Ellershaw (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509332.003.0002

This chapter discusses how to use the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP). It determines how and why the LCP was developed. The LCP's variances and components are also discussed. The chapter provides a hospital version of the LCP, which shows the forms for the initial assessment, ongoing assessment, and the verification of death.

Keywords:   Liverpool Care Pathway, development of LCP, variances, components, hospital version, assessment forms, verification of death

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