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Last offices neglected in over half of hospital deaths

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I am a nurse and have been for 35 years and am still working. I used to do what Sandra says above but time has changed and procedures have changed. We now follow local policies and protocols. I still tell my young colleagues&students how we used to do it before and I still talk to my patients during the last offices and respect their privacy and dignity. This procedure takes 10 minutes , EVERY nurses should be doing it.We are all trained to do this.

Posted date

12 May, 2010

Posted time

9:51 am

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