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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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Implementing the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) in hospital, hospice, community, and nursing home

Implementing the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) in hospital, hospice, community, and nursing home

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(p.121) Chapter 8 Implementing the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) in hospital, hospice, community, and nursing home
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Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence
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Alison Foster

Elaine Rosser

Margaret Kendall

Kim Barrow

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509332.003.0008

This chapter discusses the implementation of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) in hospitals, hospices, communities, and nursing homes. It looks at the reasons why the LCP should be implemented in these places and what factors are involved during its implementation. The chapter also identifies the specific challenges in implementing the LCP and the benefits of each setting.

Keywords:   LCP implementation, specific challenges, benefits

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