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Death as the final phase of development

Nyatanga, Brian (2019) Death as the final phase of development. British Journal of Community Nursing, 24 (10). p. 503. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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The article examines the possibility of death and its impact on health professionals as they care for dying patients, who are in their final phase of life. Topics discussed include that according to Eric Erikson, patients go through eight developmental phases, with death being the final one; and mentions that psychological growth should be considered to include emotional, social, intellectual and spiritual aspects.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: death, palliative care
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2019 14:31
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:33

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