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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Culturally Respectful Palliative Care

Polly Mazanec and Joan T. Panke.

in Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Nursing. 9280 words.

This chapter defines culturally respectful palliative care and discusses how the advanced practice registered nurse can integrate it into clinical practice. The chapter emphasizes the...

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Sexuality

Marianne Matzo.

in Social Aspects of Care

November 2015; p ublished online February 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing. 8789 words.

As patients draw close to the end of life, their needs, hopes, and concerns remain intact as in any other stage of their life. This chapter highlights sexuality as an integral part of the...

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