Nurses' experiences of clinical use of a quality of life instrument in palliative care.

@article{Hagelin2007NursesEO,
  title={Nurses' experiences of clinical use of a quality of life instrument in palliative care.},
  author={Carina Lundh Hagelin and Yvonne Wengstr{\"o}m and Carol Tishelman and Carl Johan F{\"u}rst},
  journal={Contemporary nurse},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          29-38
        }
}
This pilot study explored how nursing staff experienced clinical use of a quality of life (QoL) instrument as complement to their standard assessment interview. Twenty-six of 36 Registered Nurses working in one palliative care service responded in writing to six open questions.We found that nurses described positive features in using the QoL instrument related to how it supported their professional role, eased therapeutic contact with patients, and in terms of the outcomes of its use. Others… CONTINUE READING
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