Tag Archives: end-of-life

On SAGE Insight: Nurses attitudes towards death, dying patients and euthanasia

Article title: Nurses attitudes towards death, dying patients and euthanasia: A descriptive study From Nursing Ethics One of the greatest threats towards existence is the fact that a human being is bound to die. This phenomenon is especially essential for … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special issue: Nursing ethics in the context of assisted dying

Guest Editor: Settimio Monteverde From Nursing Ethics This special issue of Nursing -Ethics explores different perspectives and possible future directions of  nursing in the context of assisted dying. There is a need for a deeper analysis from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Prediction of 81 million dementia sufferers fuels the artificial nutrition and hydration debate

Artificial nutrition and hydration for patients with advanced dementia: perspectives from medical practitioners in the Netherlands and Australia From Palliative Medicine The incidence of dementia is growing and is expected to double every 20 years. A large proportion of people … Continue reading

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Understanding the spiritual needs of dying patients

The understanding of spirituality and the potential role of spiritual care in end-of-life and palliative care: a meta-study of qualitative research From Palliative Medicine Patients confronted with death often engage in spiritual reflection with an increased questioning and searching for … Continue reading

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