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When Words Make a Difference in Palliative Care

Nyatanga, Brian (2019) When Words Make a Difference in Palliative Care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 24 (7). p. 347. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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Abstract

In the article, the author discusses the importance and effect/s of the words "empathy," "pity" and "sympathy" in the communication of health professionals (HCP) with patients in palliative care. Other topics include how HCPs develop emotional connection with their patients, such non-verbal empathy like posture mirroring, listening, and silence, as well as how an empathic approach improves a patient's quality of life and dignity in death.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: communication, empathy, hospice and palliative nursing, professional-patient relations
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2019 09:38
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2019 09:38
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/8550

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