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Breaking bad news in inpatient clinical settings: role of the nurse.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Advanced Nursing
1365-2648
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Volume
66
Issue
7
Pages
1543–1555
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2010.05325.x
PMID: 20492016
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Guidance for breaking bad news should encompass the whole process of doing this and acknowledge the challenges nurses face in the inpatient clinical area. Developments in education and support are required that reflect the challenges that nurses encounter in the inpatient care setting.

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