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
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- Medicine; Nursing; Medicine and Health Sciences; Social and Behavioral Sciences
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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.