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Harmonizing hope: A grounded theory study of the experience of hope of registered nurses who provide palliative care in community settingsDownload
Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the hope experience of registered nurses (RNs) who provide palliative care services in community settings. The specific aims of the study were to (1) describe their hope experience, (2) develop a reflexive understanding of the processes of their...
Palliative Care Professionals' Perceptions of Effective Interpersonal Communication in the Context of Caring for Older Adults in Rural SettingsDownload
The purpose of this article was to report an in-depth appraisal of palliative care professionals’ perceptions of effective interpersonal communication while providing palliative care for older adults in rural settings. A total of four focus group interviews were conducted involving 12 palliative...
The transition experience of rural older persons with advanced cancer and their families: A Grounded theory studyDownload
Background: Transitions often occur suddenly and can be traumatic to both patients with advanced disease and their families. The purpose of this study was to explore the transition experience of older rural persons with advanced cancer and their families from the perspective of palliative home...