Dying & Bereavement
Addressing Spiritual Issues of Muslim Patients in Palliative Care
Assessing a patient's spiritual needs is an important component of the holistic approach to effective management of pain. It provides an insight into how the patient and the family are likely to cope.
Words of Sympathy: What to Say When Someone You Know Faces a Loss
Sometimes it's hard to know what to say to a friend who is facing the loss of a loved one. Here are some words and verses that may provide comfort . . . as well as some advice about what not to say.
Final Symptoms of Terminal Lung Cancer
Over my many years in the medical field, I've witnessed many deaths. Some people see death as a tragedy. Some see it as a release from pain and suffering. One thing is certain: death is inevitable. Here's how to know when someone is close to passing.