Published in Health and Medicine Week, December 1st, 2003
"This qualitative study aimed to describe symptom management strategies oncology nurses have used in responding to and preventing requests of terminally ill patients with cancer for assisted dying (AD). The study involved secondary analysis of written stories from 36 nurses who agreed to describe their experiences with a request for assisted dying. Of the 36 nurses, 12 refused to support patient requests for AD and described their attempts to control the circumstances of dying by controlling symptoms," scientists writing in the journal Cancer Nursing report.
"The remaining 24 nurses denied...
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