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ARIAS VALENCIA, María Mercedes  and  GAVIRIA NORENA, Dora Lucía. Qualitative research: a creative act for nursing. av.enferm. [online]. 2014, vol.32, n.2, pp.280-291. ISSN 0121-4500.

Grief is a situation that is immersed in the daily life of health, is inherent in the processes of illness, hospitalization and death, among others. For this reason it is essential that nurses have knowledge, develop skills and abilities regarding this topic. This article describes the nursing situation "A life miracle" which recounts the death of a newborn child and then raises the analysis and formulation of a concept of grief, from the literature review and personal experience.

Keywords : Grief; Death; Infant; Newborn; Nursing Care.

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