Emerging Models of Providing Oncology Palliative Care.


Journal Article (Review)

OBJECTIVE:To describe palliative care integration into oncology, including several models that facilitate this integration, important considerations when initiating a program, special oncologic populations that would benefit from palliative care, and challenges to consider. DATA SOURCES:Palliative care and oncology literature over the past decade. CONCLUSION:Multiple models exist to facilitate the integration of palliative care based on the needs of the providers or payers. There are several special populations that would benefit from early integration of palliative care. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE:Nurses play a critical role in identifying patients, providing early primary palliative care, and facilitating collaborative relationships with and referring to specialist palliative care.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cassel, JB; Albrecht, TA

Published Date

  • August 9, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 34 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 202 - 214

PubMed ID

  • 30100367

Pubmed Central ID

  • 30100367

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1878-3449

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-2081

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.soncn.2018.06.002


  • eng