TITLE

PATIENTS WERE REASSURED WHEN I EXPRESSED MY DISTRESS AT DEATH

AUTHOR(S)
Scott, Lisa
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;7/26/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 46, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's experience of her first patient death and the procedures which followed her the death on the ward. After she had known of the death of the patient, she was overwhelmed and excited of seeing a dead body for the first time. However, when she was already on the site of the deceased patient, she felt guilty and distressed about getting upset in front of other patients and getting angry at being unable to cope up with the patients death.
ACCESSION #
21849549

 

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