Human Relationships in Palliative Care of Cancer Patient: Lived Experiences of Iranian Nurses

@inproceedings{Borimnejad2014HumanRI,
  title={Human Relationships in Palliative Care of Cancer Patient: Lived Experiences of Iranian Nurses},
  author={Leili Borimnejad and Marjan Mardani Hamooleh and Naimeh Seyedfatemi and Mamak Tahmasebi},
  booktitle={Materia socio-medica},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND cancer patients require palliative care. AIM the purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of nurses, who provide palliative care for cancer patients, within the context of Iranian culture. METHODS we conducted a hermeneutic phenomenological study. Semi structured in-depth interviews with 10 nurses were audio taped and transcribed. The transcriptions were then analyzed by Van Manen's method. RESULTS one of the most important themes that emerged was "human… CONTINUE READING

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