Theories of hope: are they relevant for palliative care nurses and their practice?

  • Kelly L Penz
  • Published 2008 in International journal of palliative nursing


Hope is a multidimensional construct that is gaining recognition in nursing theory, research and practice. It is evident that there are few hope theories that are specific to the work and lives of palliative care nurses. As such, little attention has been paid to analyzing the relevance of specific theories to palliative nursing practice. To address these… (More)


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