Dignified end-of-life care in the patients’ own homes

Source: Nursing Ethics, 2011, 18(3) p.374-85

Follow this link  for the abstract.

Date of publication: May 2011

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: This article describes a research project undertaken to illustrate community nurses’ experiences of the factors contributing to a good death in patient’s own homes. Factors identified include autonomy, integrity and safety.  Examples of ways in which care staff can help supply these factors and contribute significantly to a dignified end of life are provided.

Length of publication: 11 pages

Some important notes: Contact your local health library for a copy of this article. Follow this link to find your local health library.

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