End-of-life experiences: reaching out for compassion, communication, and connection-meaning of deathbed visions and coincidences.

@article{Fenwick2011EndoflifeER,
  title={End-of-life experiences: reaching out for compassion, communication, and connection-meaning of deathbed visions and coincidences.},
  author={Peter BC Fenwick and Sue Brayne},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={7-15}
}
A recent study shows that the greatest fear for many Britons is to die alone. More than half the complaints received by the UK National Health Service (NHS) concern end-of-life care, with an emphasis on spiritual matters. Much has been written on the spiritual needs of the dying, but many doctors and nurses still find this a difficult area to approach. They lack the confidence and/or training to recognize or discuss spiritual aspects of death and dying or to affirm the spiritual needs of the… CONTINUE READING
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