Towards a reconceptualization of hope for patients with a diagnosis of cancer

Yates, Patsy (1993) Towards a reconceptualization of hope for patients with a diagnosis of cancer. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 18(5), pp. 701-706.

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Recent years have seen increased attention given to examining the phenomenon of hope in patients with metastatic cancer One of the results of this activity has been a greater appreciation of the significance of hope for the dying patient However, there are many questions about the experience of hope and its impact on the lives of patients with cancer which remain to be answered This paper discusses how hope is currently conceptualized in the nursing literature, and considers the implications that this conceptualization has for how we care for cancer patients Some alternative ways of looking at the experience and the impact of hope are also discussed

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ID Code: 61877
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2648.1993.18050701.x
ISSN: 0309-2402
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Deposited On: 18 Aug 2013 23:03
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 21:16

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