What is it about?

This descriptive quantitative article provides a unique view of family relationships at the end of life from the patient view.

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Why is it important?

This article is important because it provides healthcare providers with a patient view of family relationships and the aspects of those relationships that are important to them.


This article was the published work from my dissertation and launched a research career investigating family interactions at the end of life.

Dr Dana Hansen
Kent State University

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This page is a summary of: Exploring family relationships through associations of comfort, relatedness states, and life closure in hospice patients: A pilot study, Palliative & Supportive Care, April 2014, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/s1478951514000133.
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