Something to Think About: a blog on end of life

Grief Counselor
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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Would She Still Be Alive? By Barbara Karnes RN NHPCO Hospice Innovator

Would She Still Be Alive?

It sounds like she was given morphine to ease her transition from this world to the next. Not knowing your grandmother's medical history I cannot say if the morphine was...

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