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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 ...
Redefining the patient-carer model at end of life.
CONTEXT: While the patient-carer dyad has been broadly described, there is little exploration of patient-carer models in use. AIM: To explore types of patient-carer models in use for those with advanced and progressive ...
Characteristics and dying trajectories of adult hospital patients from acute care wards who die following review by the rapid response team.
A third of patients reviewed by rapid response teams (RRT) require end-of-life care. However, little is known about the characteristics and management of these patients following RRT review. This paper presents results of ...
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 ...