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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), pp. 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

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Published date: September 1993


Local EPrints ID: 163355
ISSN: 0309-2402
PURE UUID: a3c91c5a-987b-4b1f-a330-3f0309584afa
ORCID for Carl May: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 20 Sep 2010 12:06
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:31

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