El manejo de la información en cuidados paliativos

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According to the patient’s autonomy law (Law 41/2002, of November 14), is the patient who has the right to be informed and the owner of the information it receives. It has developed a structured interview was administered randomly to the relatives of the patients in the care process Palliative Care Unit (PCU) of the Virgen de las Nieves Hospital of Granada, to assess the level of awareness about this law. In addition to assessing the level of knowledge that the patient has about their diagnosis / prognosis. The data obtained in this study contrast with the Act, where less than half of patients, according to their families, know their disease and a lower figure is reported fourth of its forecast. Also, most advanced patient relatives are against the law of patient autonomy. This requires that more professionals we strive to achieve a communicative process that brings the patient to his reality and support in their last phase of life. Key




Romero Rodríguez, Y., López Tapia, F., de Rosales Martínez, J. M., Martin Sánchez, M. Á., Romero Cotelo, J., & Galvez Mateos, R. (2013). El manejo de la información en cuidados paliativos. Psicooncologia, 10(2–3), 425–432. https://doi.org/10.5209/rev_PSIC.2013.v10.n2-3.43460

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