End of Life Communication with Patient’s Family: Challenges and Opportunities for Nurses

End of life communication with patient’s family


  • Yusrita Zolkefli PAPRSB Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
  • Latifah Jehloh Faculty of Nursing, Princess of Naradhiwas University, Thailand




Communication, End of life, Nursing, Patients, Family


Communication with dying patients and families is mainly regarded as complex and has been described as similar to addressing “the elephant in the room” (1). However, nurses' delivery of effective and caring communication is deemed essential to establishing therapeutic alliances with families, providing families with accurate and consistent information about the patient’s diagnosis and treatment, and empowering families to make informed decisions (2).

Author Biography

Latifah Jehloh , Faculty of Nursing, Princess of Naradhiwas University, Thailand

Nursing Lecturer

Faculty of Nursing, Princess of Naradhiwas University


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How to Cite

Zolkefli, Y., & Jehloh , L. . (2022). End of Life Communication with Patient’s Family: Challenges and Opportunities for Nurses: End of life communication with patient’s family. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARE SCHOLARS, 5(1), 85–87. https://doi.org/10.31436/ijcs.v5i1.224



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