Examining the perspectives of family members involved in the delivery of palliative care at home.

@article{Stajduhar2003ExaminingTP,
  title={Examining the perspectives of family members involved in the delivery of palliative care at home.},
  author={Kelli I. Stajduhar},
  journal={Journal of palliative care},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={27-35}
}
This ethnographic study examined the social context of home-based palliative caregiving. Data were composed of observation field notes, interviews, and textual documents, and were analyzed using constant comparative methods. Findings show that home-based palliative caregiving resulted in life-enriching experiences for many caregivers. However, assumptions about dying at home and health care reforms resulted in some caregivers feeling "pressured" to provide home care, and consequently, left them… CONTINUE READING

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