The Emotional Care Of Terminally Ill Children

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2015-11-20
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King, Rosita V.
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Robiliard, A.
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University of Hawaii at Manoa
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The purpose of this study is to examine attitudes and opinions about death, terminally ill children, their families, and the health care system. The study attempts to identify and understand the differences of attitudes and opinions between the general population and those in the health profession. Further, the research analyzes relatlonships between these atitudes and opinions and four personal factors. The factors to be evaluated are age, gender, the experience of knowing smeone who has died and being a health professional. The identificatlon of these opinions and relationships aids in the formation of a plan to care for terminally ill children. Additionally, analysiss of the information gathered in this study may be ot assistance to those who are exposed to death and dying.
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Liberal Studies, Sociology
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75 pages
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