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Carers need support

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6960.1017d (Published 15 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1017

Carers need support

  1. N Ramsay
  1. Claybury Hospital, Woodford Bridge, Woodford Green, Essex IG8 8BY

    EDITOR, - Mina Mills strikingly illustrates the isolation of patients dying in hospital, particularly their minimal contact with both medical and nursing staff as death approaches; this contact was so short that on occasion it could be measured in seconds.1

    Greater thought needs to be …

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