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Nurses' experiences of caring for the relatives of patients in ICU

VOL: 99, ISSUE: 29, PAGE NO: 34Jayne Hardicre, BSc, PGDip practitioner research, RN, DipPSN, is lecturer in nursing, University of Salford, ManchesterTo date, there have been no published qualitative studies looking solely at the experiences of nurses providing care for the relatives of patients who are critically ill. This phenomenological study, undertaken as part of an MSc, explores such experiences from the nurse's perspective.

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