Hopefulness is a positive quality for end-of-life nurses

May 2007
Hospice Management Advisor;May2007, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p53
The article discusses the study conducted by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) that investigates the level of hopefulness among hospice care nurses in Pennsylvania. According to PACT nursing coordinator Gina Santucii, the study was created to assert nurses' comfortable behavior in end-of-life care, especially in talking to family members. The study reveals that nurses with more experience tended to express a higher level of hope towards their patients.


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