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Table 11 Healthcare Professionals

From: Comparison of the experience of caregiving at end of life or in hastened death: a narrative synthesis review

  End of Life Hastened Death
Healthcare professionals Enhancing: providing instruction and information, handling tasks beyond caregiver’s skill, acknowledging caregiver effort, providing regular social interaction or respite Enhancing: providing information about what to expect in death
Challenging: lack of comfort in discussing or supporting patient’s desire for hastened death [15, 16, 18,19,20, 69, 71]
Challenging: lack of care coordination or continuity, lack of empathy, lack of specialised knowledge or services, lack of clarity about available services, focus only on patient, disappearance of services after death [27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36,37, 43, 46,47,48,49,50,51,52,53,54, 57, 58, 61, 62, 64]