The attitudes of Indian palliative-care nurses and physicians to pain control and palliative sedation

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Gielen, Joris; Gupta, Harmala; Rajvanshi, Ambika; Bhatnagar, Sushma; Mishra, Seema; Chaturvedi, Arvind K; den Branden, Stef Van; Broeckaert, Bert;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Palliative Care,volume 17,issue 1,pages33-41 (issn: 0973-1075, eissn: 1998-3735)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0973-1075.78447, pmc: PMC3098541
  • Subject: Practice | Attitudes | India | Structured intervention | Palliative care | Community home-based care program | PPC units | Original Article | Physicians | Pain control | Palliative care in HIV/AIDS | Friedman repeated measures analysis of variance on ranks | Hospice | Palliative sedation | Knowledge | Palliative care giving | Medical interns | R5-920 | Support groups | Nurses | People living with HIV/AIDS | Palliative caregivers | Medicine (General) | Neighborhood network in palliative care | Attitude

Aim: We wanted to assess Indian palliative-care nurses and physicians′ attitudes toward pain control and palliative sedation. Materials and Methods: From May to September 2008, we interviewed 14 physicians and 13 nurses working in different palliative-care programs ... View more
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