Palliative care nursing in rural and urban community settings: a comparative analysis
International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 08/05/2011
Kaasalainen S et al. – Rural and urban nurses had similar roles in palliative care but rural nurses spent more time travelling and were more confident in their ability to provide palliative care. Both groups of nurses reported moderate job satisfaction and moderate satisfaction with the level of interdisciplinary collaboration in their practice. Several barriers to and facilitators of optimal palliative care provision were identified.