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Affording Patients Their Dying Wish at the End of Life

Nyatanga, Brian (2019) Affording Patients Their Dying Wish at the End of Life. British Journal of Community Nursing, 24 (6). p. 257. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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Abstract

The article considers the role that palliative care professionals and community nurses can play to help patients fulfil their dying wishes. Topics covered include how having an honest conversation gives patients the encouragement to convey their wishes, the importance of acknowledging that patient wishes will reflect individual and cultural differences, and the importance of dying wishes, such as its positive impact on how people think and feel about their life, and how they die.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: community health nursing, palliative care, hospice and palliative nursing, nurse-patient relations, terminally ill Patients, palliative care
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Divisions (2019 onwards) > College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2019 10:40
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2019 11:31
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/8345

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