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To call it work somehow demeans it: the social construction of talk in the care of terminally ill patients

May, Carl (1995) To call it work somehow demeans it: the social construction of talk in the care of terminally ill patients Journal of Advanced Nursing, 22, (3), pp. 554-561. (doi:10.1046/j.1365-2648.1995.22030556.x).

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Abstract

The nurse has an important role in helping the terminally ill patient come to terms with the imminence of death Such work is highly demanding and often stressful, but is work which is accorded a high moral priority by respondents in the study reported in this paper The paper explores the ways in which nurses work to respond to patients’ expressed psychosocial problems and the emphasis that they placed on providing opportunities for patients to speak about their impending death

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Published date: September 1995

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Local EPrints ID: 163623
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/163623
ISSN: 0309-2402
PURE UUID: 12d1c2fe-6625-4c0b-a6d0-bf2b282d0f8e
ORCID for Carl May: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0451-2690

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Date deposited: 17 Sep 2010 14:01
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:30

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