NURSES' BEREAVEMENT NEEDS AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS PATIENT DEATH: A QUALITATIVE DESCRIPTIVE STUDY OF NURSES IN A DIALYSIS UNIT.

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Journal of renal care, ISSN: 1755-6686, Vol: 42, Issue: 2, Page: 101-6

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
https://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/4036
PMID:
26749483
DOI:
10.1111/jorc.12147
Author(s):
Tranter, Shelley; Josland, Elizabeth; Turner, Kylie
Publisher(s):
Wiley-Blackwell
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Medicine; Nursing; Medicine and Health Sciences; Social and Behavioral Sciences
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article description
Dialysis nurses have a unique relationship with their patients and often require bereavement support should a patient death occur. This study was conducted in 2014 and aimed to explore the attitudes of dialysis nurses to death and dying and to identify suitable bereavement strategies following a death of a patient.