Mutual Needs and Wishes of Cancer Patients and Their family Caregivers During the Last Week of Life: A Descriptive Phenomenological Study.

@article{Dobrina2016MutualNA,
  title={Mutual Needs and Wishes of Cancer Patients and Their family Caregivers During the Last Week of Life: A Descriptive Phenomenological Study.},
  author={Raffaella Dobrina and Camilla Vianello and Maja Tenze and Alvisa Palese},
  journal={Journal of holistic nursing : official journal of the American Holistic Nurses' Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={24-34}
}
The last week of life represents an important time for people dying of cancer and their families. To explore the needs and wishes of patients and their caregivers during the last week of life at home, a descriptive phenomenological study was undertaken in a home care facility located in the northeast of Italy. A purposeful sample of participants affected by… CONTINUE READING