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Predicting Dying in Palliative Care

Nyatanga, Brian (2017) Predicting Dying in Palliative Care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 22 (9). p. 464. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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The article presents the author’s views on how health care professionals and palliative care workers can best address questions from patients and family members of patients regarding predictions or timelines of death and dying. The author argues that health care professionals need not be completely accurate with predictions but that they must make patients comfortable psychologically and physically.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: palliative care, community nurses, health care professionals, timelines, death, dying, prediction, predicitng death
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
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: 20 Jul 2018 09:33
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:23

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