PSYCHOSOCIAL CHALLENGES EXPERIENCED BY PATIENTS AT TERMINAL STAGE OF ILLNESS AND THEIR PERCEPTION OF PALLIATIVE NURSING CARE IN TERTIARY HOSPITALS IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Terminal illness is the term used to describe disease conditions which progressively deteriorate and lead to the death of the patient. Such conditions include cancer and full blown AIDS, among others.  The diagnosis of terminal illness in a person evokes lot of both physical and psychosocial challenges. The physical challenges are easily observable by […]

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