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Certainty and uncertainty about end of life care nursing practices in New Zealand Intensive Care Units: a mixed methods study.
BACKGROUND: With end-of-life (EOL) central to the nursing role in intensive care, few studies have been undertaken to explore EOL care in the context of New Zealand (NZ) intensive care nursing. OBJECTIVE: To investigate ...
Intensive care bereavement practices across New Zealand and Australian intensive care units: a qualitative content analysis.
BACKGROUND: End-of-life and bereavement care is an important consideration in intensive care. This study describes the type of bereavement care provided in intensive care units across Australia and New Zealand. DESIGN: ...
Talking about persons--thinking about patients: An ethnographic study in critical care.
BACKGROUND: Nursing involves caring for the 'whole person' and it is considered inappropriate for nurses to think or talk about patients in objectifying or dehumanising ways. Objectifying discourses can dominate within the ...
Doctors' and nurses' views and experience of transferring patients from critical care home to die: a qualitative exploratory study.
BACKGROUND: Dying patients would prefer to die at home, and therefore a goal of end-of-life care is to offer choice regarding where patients die. However, whether it is feasible to offer this option to patients within ...
Vigilant attentiveness in families observing deterioration in the dying intensive care patient: A secondary analysis study.
BACKGROUND: Family support in intensive care is often focussed on what information is communicated to families. This is particularly important during treatment withdrawal and end of life care. However, this positions ...