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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 10:35
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2015 21:06
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/8878

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