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Rech Soins Infirm. 2011 Dec;(107):76-81.

[The key of the relational care: the care along the way in the place of residence].

[Article in French]

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With the advent of the palliative care defined as "active care delivered in a global approach of the person reached affected by a serious, evolutionary or terminal illness" (SFAP, 1996), the accompaniment found its just place in the approach of care. The physical, psychic, moral, social and spiritual dimensions are collectively considered in the cultural context of the well-kept person. Afterward the concept to take care was developed and found its relevant place in a more and more technical world. The ethics took root in the world medical to protect the human being of the possible and sometimes fatal drift of the science. The sense of the not only legal but still moral responsibility was reminded as well as the importance of the responsibility as essential medical attitude. At present the concept of care as kind of relation arouses a renewed interest and of generosity which deserves to be deepened to perceive its interest in the world.

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