Year: 1987 Source: Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, v.25, no.7, (July 1987), p.21-29 SIEC No: 19880249

The author states that increased permission to talk about death & dying presents health care professionals with challenges in the emotional, spiritual, & ethical care of patients & their families & of one another (p.29). Dr. Dugan discusses death & dying under the headings of Emotional Support, Caregivers’ Emotions, Suicidal Ideation, Spiritual support, Ethical Support, & the Nurse Clinician as Emotional Pain Management Facilitator. 4 Refs. (NBB)