Appelin, G., Broback, G. & Bertero, C. (2005). A comprehensive picture of palliative care at home from the people involved. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 9, 315–324.
Arnaert, A., Seller, R. & Wainwright, M. (2009). Homecare nurses' attitudes toward palliative care in a rural community in western Quebec. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 11, 202–208.
Benzein, E., Norberg, A. & Saveman, B. (2001). The meaning of the lived experience of hope in patients with cancer in palliative home care. Palliative Medicine, 15, 117–126.
Borneman, T., Stahl, C., Ferrell, B.R., et al. (2002). The concept of hope in family caregivers of cancer patients at home. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 4, 21–33.
Carter, H., McKenna, C., MacLeod, R., et al. (1998). Health professionals' responses to multiple sclerosis and motor neurone disease. Palliative Medicine, 12, 383–394.
Charmaz, K. (2000). Grounded theory: Objectivist and constructivist methods. In Handbook of Qualitative Research, 2nd ed.Denzin, N.K. & Lincoln, Y.S. (eds), pp. 509–535. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishers, Inc.
Charmaz, K. (2004). Grounded theory. In Approaches to Qualitative Research: A Reader on Theory and Practice. Hesse-Biber, S.N. & Leavy, P. (eds), pp. 496–521. New York: Oxford University Press.
Charmaz, K. (2006). Constructing Grounded Theory: A Practical Guide Through Qualitative Analysis. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishers, Inc.
Dufault, K. & Martocchio, B.C. (1985). Hope: Its spheres and dimensions. Nursing Clinics of North America, 20, 379–391.
Duggleby, W. & Wright, K. (2005). Transforming hope: How elderly palliative patients live with hope. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 37, 71–84.
Duggleby, W. & Wright, K. (2007). The hope of professional caregivers caring for persons at the end of life. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 9, 42–49.
Duggleby, W.D., Degner, L., Williams, A., et al. (2007). Living with hope: Initial evaluation of a psychosocial hope intervention for older palliative home care patients. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management, 33, 247–257.
Dunne, K., Sullivan, K. & Kernohan, G. (2005). Palliative care for patients with cancer: District nurses' experiences. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 50, 372–380.
Feudtner, C., Santucci, G., Feinstein, J.A., et al. (2007). Hopeful thinking and level of comfort regarding providing pediatric palliative care: A survey of hospital nurses. Pediatrics, 119, e186–e192.
Gelling, L., Fitzgerald, M. & Blight, I. (2002). Hope in the ICU: A qualitative study exploring nurses' experiences of the concept of hope. Nursing in Critical Care, 7, 271–277.
Herth, K. (1993). Hope in the family caregiver of terminally ill people. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 18, 538–548.
Holtslander, L. & Duggleby, W. (2009). The hope experience of older bereaved women who cared for a spouse with terminal cancer. Qualitative Health Research, 19, 388–400.
Holtslander, L.F., Duggleby, W., Williams, A.M., et al. (2005). The experience of hope for informal caregivers of palliative patients. Journal of Palliative Care, 21, 285.
Koopmeiners, L., Post–White, J., Gutknecht, S., et al. (1997). How healthcare professionals contribute to hope in patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 24, 1507–1513.
Kulig, J.C. (2001). Hope at the community level according to rural-based public health nurses. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, 2, 1–19.
Luker, K.A., Austin, L., Caress, A., et al. (2000). The importance of ‘knowing the patient': Community nurses' constructions of quality in providing palliative care. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 31, 775–782.
Mok, E. & Chiu, P.C. (2004). Nurse–patient relationships in palliative care. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 48, 475–483.
Musselwhite, K., Cuff, L., McGregor, L., et al. (2007). The telephone interview is an effective method of data collection in clinical nursing research: A discussion paper. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 44, 1064.
Newton, J. & Waters, V. (2001). Community palliative care clinical nurse specialists' descriptions of stress in their work. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 7, 531–540.
Pask, E.J. (2003). Moral agency in nursing: Seeing value in the work and believing that I make a difference. Nursing Ethics, 10, 165–174.
Pask, E.J. (2005). Self–sacrifice, self-transcendence and nurses' professional self. Nursing Philosophy, 6, 247–254.
Patton, M.Q. (2002). Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods, 3rd ed.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
Payne, N. (2001). Occupational stressors and coping as determinants of burnout in female hospice nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 33, 396–405.
Post-White, J., Ceronsky, C., Kreitzer, M.J., et al. (1996). Hope, spirituality, sense of coherence, and quality of life in patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 23, 1571–1579.
Romanow, R.J. (2002). Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada–Final Report. Saskatoon: Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada.
Sherwin, E.D., Elliott, T.R., Rybarczyk, B.D., et al. (1992). Negotiation the reality of caregiving: Hope, burnout and nursing. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 11, 129–139.
Simmons, B.L. & Nelson, D.L. (2001). Eustress at work: The relationship between hope and health in hospital nurses. Health Care Management Review, 26, 7–18.
Spiers, J.A. (2002). The interpersonal contexts of negotiating care in home care nurse—Patient interactions. Qualitative Health Research, 12, 1033–1058.
Stephen-Haynes, J. (2002). The concept of hope—A phenomenological study. Journal of Community Nursing, 16, 28–30.
Thulesius, H., Hakansson, A. & Petersson, K. (2003). Balancing: A basic process in end-of-life cancer care. Qualitative Health Research, 13, 1353–1377.
Wilkes, L.M. & Beale, B. (2001). Palliative care at home: Stress for nurses in urban and rural New South Wales, Australia. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 7, 306–313.
Wilson, K., Roe, B. & Wright, L. (1998). Telephone of face-to-face interviews? A decision made on the basis of a pilot study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 35, 314–321.