Something to Think About: a blog on end of life

Gone From My Sight
NHPCO Hospice Innovator, Barbara Karnes, RN writes about caring for a patient with ALS as they approach end of life

Caring for a Dying Son

Our children are not supposed to die before we do. I cannot think of any grief more intense than watching our child deteriorate before our eyes. We grieve their dying...

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Why Didn't They Tell Me? article by Hospice Nurse Barbara Karnes, RN

Why Didn't They Tell Me?

Your book explained so much. Mom's dying was almost exactly like you explained in your book. In hindsight, I am unsure why we, her family, were not advised, taught, or...

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