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Your patient is dying and you are hurrying to get your cares done. What are you displaying?
A perceived loss is different from an actual loss how?
When a nurse is developing a care plan for a terminally ill patient, a realistic goal might be?
The death of an infant, a nurse brings the baby parents, why?
To make the death a reality
Parents may harbor what with the accidental death of a child?
A POA can do what for the patient?
Make health care decisions
How does a living will direct a patient's treatment?
According to the patient's wishes
Via Kubler Ross theory when a spouse states "you must be mistaken"
Overly lonely and withdraws:
Sitting quietly before going home after your shift after caring for a 2y.o with a brain tumor.
A patient with terminal illness needs what type of care?
Hospice 6 months or less
A tsunami destroyed a person's home, what type of loss is this?
What can anticipatory grief do for a patient or family?
Allow time for grieving
As a nurse your know organ and tissue donation is what?
A requirement by a hospital to address
Surgical dissection of the body after a death is called what?
Stage of illness that a person believes something is wrong?
When assessing a patient's pain, you recognize that pain is?
Subjective for patient
Most common side effects of opioids?
Irritability, responding slowly, and tachycardia are signs of what?
Incontinent during sleep is what called?
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