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Understanding emotional pain in palliative care

Nyatanga, Brian (2020) Understanding emotional pain in palliative care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 25 (9). pp. 462-463. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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The author advises community nurses (CN) about the complexities of emotional pain (EP) in end-of-life settings and offers tips on how to deal with them. Topics mentioned include the components of EP among patients nearing the end of their life including depression and fear of dying, the benefits of palliative care (PC) including the restoration of the patient's hope of comfort, and the importance for CN to use a team approach to providing PC.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: emotional pain, palliative care
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: 21 Sep 2020 09:56
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2020 17:13

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