Disclosure of terminal prognoses in a general hospital: the nurse's view

May, Carl (1993) Disclosure of terminal prognoses in a general hospital: the nurse's view. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 18, (9), 1362-1368. (doi:10.1046/j.1365-2648.1993.18091362.x).


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Some of the issues which nurses confront when they deal with the disclosure of terminal diagnoses and prognoses to patients are explored In such circumstances, the nurse must respond to the competing demands of patients, relatives and medical staff The paper examines the way in which a group of experienced staff nurses in a general hospital accounted for their activities during and after the disclosure of a lethal diagnosis In particular, it explores the ways in which nurses are included or excluded from decision making about disclosure by medical staff

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1046/j.1365-2648.1993.18091362.x
ISSNs: 0309-2402
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Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Health Sciences
ePrint ID: 163355
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
September 1993Published
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2010 12:06
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:29
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/163355

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