The care of the actively dying in an academic medical center: a survey of registered nurses' professional capability and comfort.

@article{Powazki2014TheCO,
  title={The care of the actively dying in an academic medical center: a survey of registered nurses' professional capability and comfort.},
  author={Ruth D. Powazki and Declan Walsh and Brenda Cothren and Lisa A. Rybicki and Shirley Carter Thomas and Gloria Morgan and Diana L. Karius and Mellar P Davis and Shiva Shrotriya},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2014},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={
          619-27
        }
}
BACKGROUND Care of the dying is a significant component of nursing practice particularly in hospitals. Nurses who work in certain areas like oncology, intensive care unit (ICU) face the care of the dying, more so than other units. OBJECTIVES The survey was conducted to assess nurses' self-perception of their professional capability and comfort in the care of the actively dying. Determine if professional capability and comfort was associated with any of the six demographics characteristics… CONTINUE READING
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