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Preferences for end of life: views of hospice patients, family carers, and community nurse specialists

Holdsworth, Laura M., King, Annette (2011) Preferences for end of life: views of hospice patients, family carers, and community nurse specialists. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 17 (5). pp. 251-255. ISSN 1357-6321. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:28204)

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Abstract

An exploratory qualitative study was undertaken with the aim of identifying issues around discussing and recording preferences on place of death from the perspective of hospice patients, carers, and hospice community nurses. A purposive sample was selected from three hospices in the south east of England of six community nurse

The patients and carers said it was important to them to discuss their preferences. but they acknowledged that discussing dying was difficult.

what to expect of the dying process, knowing !:heir relative's wishes, and understanding [he role of hospice and palliative care could improve the experience of events leading up death.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Hospice, Preferences, Place of death, End of life, Palliative care, Communication
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Women
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Annette King
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2011 14:54 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:39 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/28204 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
King, Annette: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0474-3819
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