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End of Life and palliative care: Thinking about the words we use

Messages for practice 1. When speaking to a person who is dying or their relatives, understand the impact of the terms used 2. Where possible, try to explain...
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Shared By Yasmin Booth on Thursday 10th September 2015

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dr aiyedun olusegun Victor
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a medical doctor - Lagos state health service commission, Nigeria
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Posted about 4 years ago
we need to be more explicit in our communication to patients and their families. Understanding their situations is the beginning of knowledge.
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Yasmin Booth
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Palliative Nurse
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Posted about 4 years ago
Couldn't agree more!
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Yasmin Booth
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Palliative Nurse
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Posted about 4 years ago
An interesting thought, we need to be clear when communicating to patients and their family's. Understanding their situations makes reacting to to much easier.
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Asra Alwandi
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Medical Student - St. Georges University, London
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Posted about 4 years ago
Thanks a lot for sharing this resource! It's so good that someone is highlighting how much terminology in relation to death and dying can mean to patients.
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