TITLE

Profiles in Dignity Perspectives on Nursing and Critically Ill Older Adults

AUTHOR(S)
Jacelon, Cynthia S.; Henneman, Elizabeth A.
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2004, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on issues of dignity in the critical care setting for older adults. Challenges to dignified care in the critical care setting, including a fast-paced environment and a shortage of nurses; Discussion of the definition of human dignity; Case studies of several patients and analysis of whether they were treated with dignity; Importance of treating patients as equals.
ACCESSION #
17470490

 

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