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DignityConserving CareA New Model for Palliative Care
Dignity-conserving care has been described within an ABCD framework: A for attitude, underscoring the importance of care provider perception and the...
Dignity-conserving care has been described within an ABCD framework: A for attitude, underscoring the importance of care provider perception and the extent to which this can provide the patient a sense of affirmation and continued worth; B for behavior, denotes the various mannerisms and approaches that convey respect and acknowledgment of the patient’s personhood; C for compassion, predicated on an awareness of the patient as a person; and D for dialogue, underscores the importance of conversations that are able to acknowledge issues of personhood. (See also
Chapter 27, Dignity-Conserving Care—A New Model for Palliative Care
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