Conclusion

Having completed this module, you will now:

  • Have a knowledge of ethical and legal aspects of care at end-of-life following acute stroke, including Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR)
  • Have a knowledge of symptom management
  • Recognise the importance of support and communication
  • Have an awareness of the importance of spiritual and religious care
  • Understand the role of specialist palliative care services
  • Recognise the particular challenges of predicting outcome following stroke and the impact of this on families
  • Recognise the role of the multidisciplinary team and families in the decision making process (e.g. clinically assisted nutrition and hydration)
  • Have a knowledge of advance care planning

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