Humour and Laughter in Palliative Care – Part 4


Daily Life, Laughter, Palliative Care, Theoretics


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Humour and laughter are present in most of human interaction. Interactions inhealth care settings are no exception. Palliative care practitioners know from experiencethat humour and laughter are common in palliative care despite the seriousness of the carecontext. Research establishing the significance of humor in care of the dying is limited

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The Art of the One-Liner – Part 1


Humour, Jokes, Laughter, Theoretics


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Some may dismiss the one-liner as an easy gag, but a good one requires real skill. Luckily, there are comedians out there who have mastered the art.

“Take my wife… please.”

Only four words, but one of the most famous jokes in American comedy. It was written by Henny Youngman who, in the ’30s was considered the King of the One-Liners.Read More

Humour and Laughter in Palliative Care – Part 3


Humour, Laughter, Palliative Care, Theoretics


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Humour and laughter are present in most of human interaction. Interactions inhealth care settings are no exception. Palliative care practitioners know from experiencethat humour and laughter are common in palliative care despite the seriousness of the carecontext. Research establishing the significance of humor in care of the dying is limited

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Humour and Laughter in Palliative Care – Part 2


Humour, Laughter, Palliative Care, Theoretics


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Humour and laughter are present in most of human interaction. Interactions inhealth care settings are no exception. Palliative care practitioners know from experiencethat humour and laughter are common in palliative care despite the seriousness of the carecontext. Research establishing the significance of humor in care of the dying is limited

This is Part 2 – The Research – Part 1Read More

Humour and Laughter in Palliative Care – Part 1


Humour, Laughter, Palliative Care, Theoretics


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Humour and laughter are present in most of human interaction. Interactions inhealth care settings are no exception. Palliative care practitioners know from experiencethat humour and laughter are common in palliative care despite the seriousness of the carecontext. Research establishing the significance of humor in care of the dying is limitedRead More