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Being Lonely and Isolated: Challenges for Palliative Care

Nyatanga, Brian (2017) Being Lonely and Isolated: Challenges for Palliative Care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 22 (7). p. 360. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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The article discusses older men's social isolation and loneliness, with a particular focus on the role that palliative care plays in assisting older lonely men. An overview of the difference between living alone and loneliness, including instances of people's choice to live alone, is provided.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: loneliness, older men, social isolation, palliative care, community health nursing, health care policy, palliative therapy, patient comfort, community nurses
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 10:08
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:23

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