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The unmet palliative care needs of those dying with dementia
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2015-03)
An estimated 33.9 million people are living with dementia worldwide. The overall estimated median survival time from onset of dementia to death is 4.1 years for men and 4.6 years for women, with longer survival times in ...
Oncology nurses descriptions of intimacy with patients: mirroring Edith Stein s phenomenological conceptualisation of empathy.
This paper highlights the relevance of Edith Stein's philosophy on empathy in understanding oncology nurses' expressions of intimacy with their patients, as revealed from narratives in an interpretive phenomenological study.
Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service
(Health Service Executive, 2012)
[no abstract available]
The long-term quality of life and information needs of prostate cancer survivors.
What are the quality of life (QoL) and information needs of long‐term prostate cancer survivors? Numbers of prostate cancer survivors are increasing and it is vital that their QoL issues and information needs are understood. ...
Critical care nurses’ knowledge of alarm fatigue and practices towards alarms: A multicentre study
Objectives: To determine critical care nurses' knowledge of alarm fatigue and practices toward alarms in critical care settings.Research methodology/design: A cross-sectional survey using an adaptation of The Health ...
Living with a diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer: patients’ lived experiences
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2009-12-01)
The aim of this study was to explore patients’ experience of living with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Patients diagnosed with NSCLC know that their treatment is not with curative intent and can expect distressing ...
Nurses’ experience of loss on the death of older persons in long‐term residential care: findings from an interpretative phenomenological study
Background. Little is known of the experience of loss among nurses working with older persons in long‐stay settings. Objectives. The aim of this study was to explore and describe the experience of loss among nurses ...
Early breast cancer: diagnosis, treatment and survivorship
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2012)
Breast cancer is the most common female cancer and globally remains a major public health concern. The diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer continues to develop. Diagnosis is now more precise, surgery is less mutilating ...
Early intervention and management of adrenal insufficiency in children
(RCN Publishing, 2012-09-11)
Sinéad Moloney and Maura Dowling outline how to treat this hormonal disorder and suggest ways to improve parental and carer education The endocrine disorder adrenal insufficiency includes inadequate production of the ...
Providing comfort to patients in their palliative care trajectory: experiences of female nurses working in an acute setting
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2009-03-01)
This study aims to explore the lived experience of nurses who provide comfort to palliative care patients in an acute setting in a small urban hospital in the west of Ireland. A qualitative approach using Gadamerian ...