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The Small Things Matter in End of Life Care: A Personal Reflection

Nyatanga, Brian (2017) The Small Things Matter in End of Life Care: A Personal Reflection. British Journal of Community Nursing, 22 (3). p. 152. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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Abstract

The article discusses the author's views about various aspects of end of life care, and it mentions the relationships between patients and community nurses, as well as an effort to improve community services to enable high quality palliative care for dying patients. The impact of a terminal illness on an individual's wellbeing is examined, along with a patient's independence and a nurse's ability to help patients understand their medical issues.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: end of life care, patients, community nurses, palliative care, dying patients, terminal illness, nursing care, terminally ill patients, relationship, palliative therapy, terminal care, home care services, nurse-patient relations
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2018 12:49
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2018 12:49
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/6771

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