Patient's Perspectives on the Notion of a Good Death: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

Affiliation

Group of Pain and Palliative Care, School of Health Sciences, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellín, Colombia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

There is no clear definition of what constitutes a good death or its features. Patients, caregivers, physicians, and relatives have different notions of a good death. Discussions have been driven by academic perspectives, with little research available on the patients' perspectives.

Keywords

Death,attitude to death,patients,terminal care,terminally ill,

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