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Bates, Jane
May 2009
Nursing Standard;5/27/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 38, p27
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The article reflects upon the emotional response of family members to a loss of cognition in a loved one. The author explores the implications of a patient's daughter reprimanding her father for repeating a question several times. She discusses her own experience with an older relative and examines the motives that cause a negative response.


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