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Qualitative synthesis
Clarification of the common aspects of dignity in end-of-life care
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    Letter of response to the commentary by Trussardi and Gott on the common aspects of dignity in end-of-life care

    Dear Editor,

    Trussardi and Gott[1] provide an insightful commentary on our integrative review paper on dignity in end-of-life care.[2] They raise some interesting points about the definition of dying with dignity in end- of-life care, some with which we concur and others would view differently.

    People in different cultural, social and historical contexts may understand the concept of dignity differently. H...

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