Giving Comfort and Inflicting Pain


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This phenomenological study describes the lived experience of pain inflicted in the context of medically prescribed treatment, and it explores the meanings of such pain for patients who endured it and for nurses whose actions contributed to its generation. Thus, it presents a thematic description of the phenomenon of clinically inflicted pain. The dangers for both patients and nurses when clinically inflicted pain is ignored, overlooked, or treated with detachment are presented. The study also points the way toward nursing ...

Giving Comfort and Inflicting Pain 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138403499


Giving Comfort and Inflicting Pain 1998, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781598742848

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