Response to Letter to the Editor

Sandra Small, Carmel Collins


Dear Editor CONJ, 

We thank Victoria Stadolnik for her insightful comments about nurses’ negative attitudes toward death and the potential detrimental impact of such attitudes on quality of nursing care for palliative patients. 

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Collins, C.M., & Small, S.P. (2019). The nurse practitioner role is ideally suited for palliative care practice: A qualitative descriptive study. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 29(1), 4–9. doi:10.5737/2368807629149

Peters, L., Cant, R., Payne, S., O’Connor, M., McDermott, F., Hood, K., … Shimoinaba, K. (2013). How death anxiety impacts nurses’ caring for patients at the end of life: A review of the literature. The Open Nursing Journal, 7, 14–21. doi:10.2174/1874434601307010014


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