TITLE

Managing awareness: the impact of a terminal prognosis

AUTHOR(S)
Johnston, G; Abraham, C
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;May2000, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p230
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the ways in which patients with advanced cancer received and assimilated the news of their diagnosis and how they cope with and manage their prognosis. Impact of illness that revolved around the core category of loss; Influences on patients' level of awareness of their prognosis; Communication difficulties between patients and caregivers.
ACCESSION #
3128693

 

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