Where do nurses go for help? A qualitative study of coping with death and dying.

@article{Peterson2010WhereDN,
  title={Where do nurses go for help? A qualitative study of coping with death and dying.},
  author={Jennifer Layton Peterson and Malynnda A Johnson and Bonnie Halvorsen and Lisa Apmann and Pi-Ching Chang and Stephanie Kershek and Courtney Lynam Scherr and Matthew Ogi and Deborah Pincon},
  journal={International journal of palliative nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={432, 434-8}
}
As end-of-life care becomes a more prominent issue in health care, it is important to address the experience from the caregivers' perspective. In order to cope with the stressful experience of caring for a dying patient, nurses need programmes that both help them develop coping strategies and prepare them for caring for dying patients as well as resources to help them cope with the experience once it has happened. Because little is known about the coping habits of nurses facing the death of a… CONTINUE READING
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