i. Definition of a 'natural death': a death that is primarily attributed to an illness or an internal malfunction of the body not directly influenced by external forces.
ii. The "goals of care" are the things which those providing care are trying to achieve for the patient. These goals are based on discussion with patient (if possible) and the family of available treatment options and what matters most to them.
iii. More information about SBAR is available here: http://www.qihub.scot.nhs.uk/knowledge-centre/quality-improvement-tools/situation-background-assessment-recommendation-(sbar).aspx
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