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    Kirsten Schou, Herdis Alvsvåg, Gunnhild Blåka & Eva Gjengedal (2008). The (Dis)Appearance of the Dying Patient in Generalist Hospital and Care Home Nurses' Talk About the Patient. Nursing Philosophy 9 (4):233-247.
    Abstract This article explores interview data from a study of 50 Norwegian generalist nurses' focus group accounts of caring for dying patients in the hospital and care home. An eclectic discourse analytic approach was applied to nurses' accounts of the patient and three discursive contexts of reference to the patient were identified: the 'taken as read' patient, the patient paired with particular characteristics and the patient as psychologically present. Talk about the patient falls mainly into the first two contexts, which (...)
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