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End of Life Care Competencies and Terminal Care Stress (N=140).

  Variable  Sub-scale (Item number)Mean±SDMINMAX
End of life care competenciesTotal (28)3.54±0.462.214.50
Knowledge (12)3.56±0.571.924.83
Attitude (5)3.49±0.562.254.75
Behavior (11)3.54±0.641.334.58
Terminal care stressTotal (40)3.77±0.502.434.95
Lack of expertise and skills (3)3.74±0.731.675.00
Medical limit conflict (4)3.87±0.612.135.00
Overloaded duty (5)3.96±0.751.805.00
Difficulty in allocating time for dying patients (7)3.82±0.572.005.00
Burden of patient care for dying patients (7)3.24±0.801.295.00
Human conflict with a dying patient (6)3.79±0.691.005.00
Negative attitude toward dying (8)4.03±0.572.385.00
Korean J Hosp Palliat Care 2019;22:125~133
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