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Older people's views about home as a place of care at the end of life
Findings run counter to assumptions that the medicalised, institutional death cannot be a ‘good death’, and efforts made to examine how institutional deaths can take on a more meaningful quality are examined.
Identity in the fourth age: perseverance, adaptation and maintaining dignity
ABSTRACT The fourth age remains a poorly understood phenomenon and there is a lack of understanding of the perceptions of those who might be considered to be living in it. This article draws on
Implementing advance care planning: a qualitative study of community nurses' views and experiences
How community palliative care nurses in England understand ACP and their roles within ACP is examined to reveal some important areas for practice and educational development to enhance nurses' use and understanding of ACP.
‘That’s part of everybody’s job’: the perspectives of health care staff in England and New Zealand on the meaning and remit of palliative care
Data indicate that the policy rhetoric of universal palliative care provision is not being straightforwardly translated into service delivery and individual clinical practice within England and New Zealand.
Critical Moments - Death And Dying In Intensive Care
Uncertain deaths - critical care and the modern hospital a methodological note medical knowledge in intensive care - constructing prognostic certainty critical care - negotiating medicine and nursing
Negotiating natural death in intensive care.
  • J. Seymour
  • Medicine
    Social science & medicine
  • 16 October 2000
Liminality as a framework for understanding the experience of cancer survivorship: a literature review.
Gaps in current evidence highlight the need for additional research to ascertain the utility of liminality for understanding experiences of long-term survivorship and research exploring the personal and social implications of living a liminal life, at all stages of the cancer trajectory.