Symptom Care in the Home
June Connor, RGON, Community Health Services, Palmerston North
Reference: Connor, J. (1989). Symptom Care in the Home. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 4(3), 14-16.
At the 4th International Oncology Nurse’s Conference, Jean Benoliel said “Whereas the concept of cure centres on the disease the concept of care has at its core concern about the welfare and wellbeing of the person”. It is very important that the nurse working with the dying patient is able to accept this philosophy of care. Continued…