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Meaning of Life For Patients in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Nyatanga, Brian (2018) Meaning of Life For Patients in Palliative and End-of-Life Care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 23 (3). p. 143. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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The article presents the author's reflection on the concept of meaning of life for patients provided with palliative care and those who are at the end of life within the framework of public health in Great Britain. The concept covers several experiences including a change in life priorities, presence of spiritual growth and development of self-knowledge. The purposes of interactions between health professionals and families of patients are outlined.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: palliative care, hospice care, meaning of life, quality of life, end of life care, community nurses, community nursing
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2018 10:55
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:23

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