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Emotion management in children’s palliative care nursing. / Eryl Maunder

Indian Journal of Palliative Care., Volume: 14, Issue: 1, Pages: 45 - 50

Swansea University Author: Maunder, Eryl

Abstract

This paper explores the emotional labour of children's nurses providing palliative care for children and young people. It acknowledges that palliative care for this age group can extend over many years and that nurses build relationships with the children and their families. This in turn challe...

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Published in: Indian Journal of Palliative Care.
Published: 2008
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa31241
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Abstract: This paper explores the emotional labour of children's nurses providing palliative care for children and young people. It acknowledges that palliative care for this age group can extend over many years and that nurses build relationships with the children and their families. This in turn challenges the nurses' ability to maintain professional boundaries and this is a key element of their expert emotional labour
Keywords: emotional labour, children's nursing
College: College of Human and Health Sciences
Issue: 1
Start Page: 45
End Page: 50