Pratique basée sur la théorie des soins de fin de vie aux patients cancéreux : une exploration du modèle de soins infirmiers McGill

David Kenneth Wright, Catherine Pugnaire Gros


Les théories infirmières inspirent les praticiens en décrivant comment répondre aux besoins, rehausser le bien-être et interagir avec les clients en tant que personnes considérées dans leur globalité. Cet article examine le modèle de soins infirmiers McGill relativement à la façon dont ses principes peuvent appuyer la pratique infirmière à l’intention des patients cancéreux parvenus à la phase terminale. Nous avançons que ce modèle fournit une approche relationnelle tout à fait congruente avec la philosophie des soins palliatifs. Cet article vise à encourager la réflexion parmi les infirmières en oncologie et les dirigeantes infirmières. En comparant les valeurs fondamentales de notre pratique à la théorie des soins infirmiers existante, nous pourrions découvrir de nouvelles opportunités d’enseigner et d’apprendre en quoi consiste exactement la prestation de soins infirmiers de fin de vie.

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