Something to Think About: a blog on end of life

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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Award Winning End of Life Educator, Barbara Karnes, RN explains the use of morphine to help they dying.

Does Morphine Hasten Death?

The use of Morphine is one of the most misunderstood practices I encounter with families and end of life issues. Our society is so drug conscious we tend to equate...

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