Primary caregiver perceptions of intake cessation in patients who are terminally Ill.

@article{Meares1997PrimaryCP,
  title={Primary caregiver perceptions of intake cessation in patients who are terminally Ill.},
  author={C J Meares},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  year={1997},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={1751-7}
}
  • C J Meares
  • Published 1997 in Oncology nursing forum
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To explore the meaning of nutrition cessation in adult in-home hospice patients with cancer as described by women primary caregivers during the first year of bereavement. SETTING In-home hospice in the northeastern region of the United States. SAMPLE Twelve English-speaking adult women who had cared for patients who were terminally III with cancer who ceased oral intake. DESIGN Qualitative phenomenologic inquiry. METHOD Verbatim written transcripts of semistructured… CONTINUE READING

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