The experience of living-dying in a nursing home: self-reports of black and white older adults.

@article{Engle1998TheEO,
  title={The experience of living-dying in a nursing home: self-reports of black and white older adults.},
  author={Veronica F Engle and E Fox-Hill and Marshall J Graney},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1998},
  volume={46 9},
  pages={1091-6}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to describe and compare the experiences, needs, priorities, and concerns reported by black and white nursing home residents during the living-dying interval. The living-dying interval is defined as the time between the knowledge of one's impending death and death itself. DESIGN This qualitative study was part of a larger ethnographic project. Residents participated in from one to four individual, in-depth, semi-structured, audiotaped interviews. SETTING… CONTINUE READING