Improving communication on hope in palliative care. A qualitative study of palliative care professionals' metaphors of hope: grip, source, tune, and vision.

@article{Olsman2014ImprovingCO,
  title={Improving communication on hope in palliative care. A qualitative study of palliative care professionals' metaphors of hope: grip, source, tune, and vision.},
  author={Erik Olsman and Wendy Duggleby and Cheryl L. Nekolaichuk and Dick Ludolf Willems and Judith Gagnon and Renske Kruizinga and Carlo J W Leget},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2014},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={831-8.e2}
}
CONTEXT Hope is important in palliative care. However, palliative care professionals' perspectives on hope are not well understood. Metaphors of hope are a way of better understanding these perspectives. OBJECTIVES To describe palliative care professionals' perspectives on hope by examining the hope metaphors they spontaneously used to describe their own… CONTINUE READING