Palliative care of First Nations people: a qualitative study of bereaved family members.

  title={Palliative care of First Nations people: a qualitative study of bereaved family members.},
  author={Len Kelly and Barb Linkewich and Helen Cromarty and Natalie St Pierre-Hansen and Irwin Antone and C. L. Giles},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  volume={55 4},
OBJECTIVE To understand cross-cultural hospital-based end-of-life care from the perspective of bereaved First Nations family members. DESIGN Phenomenologic approach using qualitative in-depth interviews. SETTING A rural town in northern Ontario with a catchment of 23 000 Ojibway and Cree aboriginal patients. PARTICIPANTS Ten recently bereaved aboriginal family members. METHODS Semi-structured interviews were conducted, audiotaped, and transcribed. Data were analyzed using… CONTINUE READING

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