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Sudden death in emergency care: responding to bereaved relatives

01 December 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Many emergency nurses find it difficult to support relatives whose loved ones are being resuscitated or to witness relatives’ distress after their family members...

Ward staff experiences of patient death in an acute medical setting

14 May 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore how ward staff, including nurses and healthcare support workers, experience patient death in an acute medical setting. Method Thirteen staff, from two...

Role of family support in body image satisfaction and psychological distress among patients with dermatology issues

03 August 2018

Primary Health Care

evidence and practice

This study explores the moderating role of family support on body image satisfaction and psychological distress among patients with dermatology issues. The findings...

Benefits of, and barriers to, family witnessed resuscitation in practice

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

This article, discussing family witnessed resuscitation, is the first in a series providing nurses with information about essential aspects of critical care. Family...

The effectiveness of self-soothing techniques for people with PTSD in secure units

09 February 2017

Mental Health Practice

Evidence & practice

Trauma at any age is a cause of long-lasting and significant emotional damage. People who go on to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can suffer immensely...