An overview of palliative nursing care

Betty R. Ferrell, Nessa Coyle

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Studies tell us that most people fear a protracted, painful death; unfortunately, this is what many experience. Palliative nursing care seeks to change this. This new series challenges nurses to think differently about caring for people when cure isn't possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)26-31
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Nursing
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)


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