The Concept of Peace in Terminally Ill Patients

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The Concept of Peace in Terminally Ill Patients
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The Merriam – Webster (n.d.) dictionary defines peace as a quiet or tranquil state, the absence of oppressive or disquieting thoughts or emotions and harmony in relationships. In government, society or within communities peace is sued to describe the absence of conflict or war. The concept of peace is very important in the healthcare setting; the absence of peace is associated with anxiety and stress due to disharmony and unrest in the minds of the patients. Most patients’ minds are in a state of unrest with disquieting thoughts and emotions due to uncertainty about their future. The current state of health of patients and their concerns about procedures that are performed in the...
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