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Brian Nyatanga

Academic Lead for Centre fror Palliative Care, University of Worcester

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Death and dying in the community in 2020: what's different?

Caring for dying patients presents a range of challenges, from symptom control or management and effective communication to managing the patient's psychological concerns, which are, in themselves,...

Caring as a source of death anxiety in palliative care

Ideally, society at large needs to shift its view of death and accept it as natural part of life, with children becoming involved with dying and the funeral rituals of close relations. This shift...

Supporting the bereaved in palliative care

Providing support for the bereaved can include some of the following:.

When words make a difference in palliative care

When talking to patients, any pity response from the health professional (HCP) tends to convey a negative message, that the patient is not being listened to and, with that, they are not reassured...

Affording patients their dying wish at the end of life

The purpose of dying wishes can be multifactorial, from personal to including others, mainly those deemed important to the dying person. The request for a dying wish signifies that the patient is...

Paradoxes of death and dying

Caring for dying patients presents a range of challenges, from symptom control and management and effective communication to managing the patient's psychological concerns, which may make community...

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