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Delivering Palliative Care in a Changing World

Nyatanga, Brian (2017) Delivering Palliative Care in a Changing World. British Journal of Community Nursing, 22 (8). p. 412. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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The author presents his thoughts on palliative care provided by community nurses in the 21st century and the influence of factors such greater desire for death to occur at home rather than at institutions or hospitals. He goes on to discuss how this can lead to stronger relationships between nurses and patient families as well as how palliative care can manage patient expectations and emphasize quality of life.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: palliative care, health care delivery, death, community nurses, attitude to death, community health nursing, nurse attitude, palliative therapy, patient expectations
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 09:50
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:23

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