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ReSPECT and Dignity in 2019: Are we Ready to Meet the Challenges?

Nyatanga, Brian (2019) ReSPECT and Dignity in 2019: Are we Ready to Meet the Challenges? British Journal of Community Nursing, 24 (1). p. 38. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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Abstract

The author conveys his concerns on how the Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment might address the shortcomings of advanced care planning. It is said that the challenge of frailty among the older population will be very evident in 2019. According to evidence, 81 percent of people prefer to die at home. The author mentioned that achieving dignity in death takes into account the concept of a good death.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: advanced care planning, emergency care treatment, human dignity, palliative care, palliative nursing, ReSPECT
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2019 20:18
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2019 20:18
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/7448

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