Diagnosing dying: listen to the family's perception!
Haraldsdottir, E. (2016) Diagnosing dying: listen to the family's perception!, European Journal of Palliative Care, vol. 23, , pp. 24-25,
The family's perception of a patient's condition can be of precious help when diagnosing dying. Erna Haraldsdottir uses a story from her personal life to show how unnecessary distress can be avoided if the family is consulted early by health professionals.