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Systematic reviews or meta-analyses

Nursing care in palliative care patients with cancer

Nieves Liseth Cañaveral Estrella ,
Nieves Liseth Cañaveral Estrella

Universidad Técnica de Ambato. Carrera de Enfermería. Ambato, Ecuador

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Grace Pamela López Pérez ,
Grace Pamela López Pérez

Universidad Técnica de Ambato. Carrera de Enfermería. Ambato, Ecuador

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Introduction: Cancer continues to be a problem in health care, especially in cancer patients with terminal diagnoses, the execution of palliative care is aimed at improving the quality of life by providing a dignified death.
Objective: Describe nursing care in cancer patients with palliative care.
Methods: Systematic review in selected studies or investigations through the application of the PRISMA method. Results: Selection and analysis of 16 original and review articles that meet the selection criteria under reliable supports.
Discussion: The number of selected articles supports the importance of nursing care in cancer patients, describes the symptoms present regardless of the type of cancer the patient presents, and also explains the degree of patient satisfaction with the interventions carried out. by nursing.
Conclusions: Palliative care has become a fundamental point in the care of patients with oncological diseases, nursing has a fundamental role where their care is focused on physical, psychological and emotional well-being to offer comfort to both the patient and their family until the end of the day. end of life Palliative care focuses on the integrality of the patient's quality of life.

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Cañaveral Estrella NL, López Pérez GP. Nursing care in palliative care patients with cancer. Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología [Internet]. 2023 Jul. 24 [cited 2024 Mar. 4];3:488. Available from:

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