TITLE

Supported nurses give better care

AUTHOR(S)
Van-Hein Wallace, Annette
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;11/4/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the article the author discusses the need for nurses to receive formal emotional support after the death of a patient. She comments that unsupported grief can lead to job dissatisfaction and job turnover. Suggestions from the author for supporting nurses include bereavement counseling services, grief support groups and new staff training on the care of dying patients.
ACCESSION #
45630214

 

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