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Editorial: Reporting of Scientific Studies: Misleading Titles

Kirshbaum, Marilyn (2010) Editorial: Reporting of Scientific Studies: Misleading Titles. British Journal of Community Nursing, 15 (10). p. 471. ISSN 1462-4753

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    Abstract

    A recent article in a respected British newspaper led with the headline
    ‘Atheist doctors more likely to hasten death’ which ruffled my feathers
    in exasperation. The phrase ‘to hasten death’ seems almost synonymous
    with euthanasia, which are acts that are distinct from end-of-life care. What were
    the background justification and the findings from the original study? They are
    well worth reading in full (Seale, 2010).

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: pallaitive care end of life research reporting media
    Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
    Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
    School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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    Depositing User: Marilynne Kirshbaum
    Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2010 11:35
    Last Modified: 11 Oct 2011 10:37
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/8878

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