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NIETO MOLINA, Carmen. I´ll talk to you with my caresses. Gerokomos [online]. 2010, vol.21, n.2, pp.66-69. ISSN 1134-928X.
This story describes an everyday scene between a nurse and a patient in a nursing home. It is intended to reflect the relationship stands between nurse-patient and nurse performance in a more comprehensive and holistic. A significant and beneficial for both the nurse and patient. The description is based on an observation in assessing the needs of the person and the incorporation of life history and analysis of therapeutic material. From this analysis we can test the effectiveness of an individualized care and nursing care, empathetic, which recognizes the person with dementia as a whole during the process of care and end of life.
Palabras clave : Older adults with dementia; patient-nurse nonverbal communication; Kitwood method.