Managing awareness: the impact of a terminal prognosis

Johnston, G; Abraham, C
May 2000
Palliative Medicine;May2000, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p230
Academic Journal
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.


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