Oral care for patients who are terminally ill
Gill Turner Clinical Manager, Maxillofacial Unit, Queen Alexander Hospital, Portsmouth at the time of writing the article.
Continuing Education articles are run in conjunction with the Royal College of Nursing Institute of Advanced Nursing Education to help you earn continuing education points (CEPs). All you have to do is read through the article, follow the instructions in tire Time Out boxes, then answer the assessment questions that follow. Fill out the enclosed answer sheet and return it to the Freepost address with your fee by August 3 (October 3 if living abroad). By successfully completing the assessment, you will gain 5 CEPs. This article describes the management of oral hygiene in patients who are terminally ill
Nursing Standard. 8, 41, 49-56. doi: 10.7748/ns.8.41.49.s64