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Turning points at life's end ; Rights of the dying patient ; The first turning point : from active treatment to comfort care ; Pain control ; What you should expect from your doctors and nurses ; Family and friends ; The second turning point : making the decision to hasten death ; What options have…
Nursing care at the end of life : introductory concepts -- Ethics and ethical issues in end-of-life nursing care -- Legal issues in end-of-life nursing care -- Pain at the end of life -- Non-pain symptom management at the end of life -- Hydration and nutrition in terminal care -- Caring for end-of-…
"The doula approach to death offers opportunities to explore the meaning of a life and to convey that meaning through legacy work. Based on the model of care provided by birth doulas, it emphasized thoughtful planning for how the last days should look, sound, and feel ... and provides emotional and…
Wishes ; History ; What's next? ; Hope ; Magic ; Conflict ; 100 things ; Conversation ; Why? ; Credits
The author shares her tools for understanding how the dying convey their innermost knowledge and needs. Expanding on her workshops, she shows the importance of meaningful dialogue in helping patients to die with peace and dignity.
Outlines an approach for gathering a group of people who care about the ill person. The system divides up what is needed so that no one helper is overwhelmed, and people are allowed to do what they are good at. Includes scripts for meetings and suggestions of what has and hasn’t worked for other gr…