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The Comfort Theory as a Theoretical Framework Applied to a Clinical Case of Hospital at Home

Puchi, Carolina, BN; Paravic-Klijn, Tatiana, PhD; Salazar, Alide, PhD

doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000275

The comfort theory was applied in the development of a nursing process for the clinical case of an older adult with pneumonia treated under hospital at home. It was observed that the theory is easy to apply in the domiciliary context and that it allows the implementation of a holistic care plan.

Facultad de Enfermería, Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile.

Correspondence: Tatiana Paravic-Klijn, PhD, Facultad de Enfermería, Universidad de Concepción, Víctor Lamas 1134, Concepción, Chile (

Carolina Puchi was the recipient of the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT).

The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article.

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