TITLE

EDITORIAL

AUTHOR(S)
Tschudin, V.; Hunt, G.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Nursing Ethics;Jan1998, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Comments on the impact of suicide on the nursing practice. Role of nurses on the healing process of suicidal patients; Realization of attempted suicide as statement of suffering; Considerations of ethical, professional and legal factors in assisting suicide.
ACCESSION #
4089225

 

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