End-of-life care in two Norwegian nursing homes: family perceptions.

  title={End-of-life care in two Norwegian nursing homes: family perceptions.},
  author={Elsa Kaarb\o},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={20 7-8},
AIM AND OBJECTIVE The aim of this article is to report a study exploring experiences of relatives who have been present immediately prior to and after the death (in the last 72 hours) of a next-of-kin in a nursing home. The purpose of the study was to acquire research-based knowledge to improve practice. BACKGROUND Globally, a growing number of older people, often with increased morbidity and complexity of conditions, require specialised nursing care, particularly at the end of life. Several… CONTINUE READING