The ABCDE of good care: A thematic analysis on the art of caring for terminally ill patients in Malaysia

The results if this study show that the core elements of good care consist of attitude, behavior, communication,duty and environment (ABCDE). Among the examples of attitude perceived as important in good care, positive attitudes related to social relations were described most in the study, such as being approachable, friendly, kind, caring and helpful. Other examples included being gentle, careful, cheerful, committed, passionate, empathetic, honest, patient, respectful, etc. Examples of core attitudes in palliative care were empathy, honesty, acceptance, openness, authenticity and mindfulness.

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Keynote Lecture by Dr Ira Byock!

Listen to the keynote lecture given by one of the world experts in the field. Click here to access.

Ira-DHMC 2011



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Making Progress!

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