J Adv Nurs 2020 Nov 4;76(11):3014-3025. Epub 2020 Sep 4.
Hunter Medical Research Institute, New Lambton Heights, NSW, Australia.
Aim: To examine whether nurses' location of employment, demographics, or training influences their perceptions of what constitutes optimal care for dying patients in hospital.
Design: Questionnaire-based, cross-sectional study.
Methods: Between December 2016-June 2018, 582 registered or enrolled nurses from Australia (N = 153), South Korea (N = 241), and Hong Kong (N = 188) employed in a variety of hospital care units rated the extent to which they agreed with 29 indicators of optimal end-of-life care across four domains: patient, family, healthcare team, and healthcare system. Read More