Guiding the process of dying: The personal impact on nurses
Dianne Lynn White, MS, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA; Mary Ann Meeker, DNS, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
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The purpose of this qualitative descriptive analysis was to explore the personal impact on nurses of caring for dying patients and their strategies for self-support and development of competence. Nurses experienced moral distress in cases of continuing treatment when cure was unlikely. Strong nurse-to-nurse and interdisciplinary support reduced moral distress.
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.
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|Keywords||End-of-life Decision Making;
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|Host||Sigma Theta Tau International|
|Location||Indianapolis, Indiana, USA|
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