Death & Dying

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Death & Dying
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2011-12-04 23:43:31
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Death Dying Aging
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Nursing - Death & Dying
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  1. Types of Loss:
    - S____ - job, function due to illness
    - D____ - agin, empy nest, retirement
    - P____ - limb, breast
    - P____ - dementia (loss for family), depression
    - A____ - loss of loved one, recognized by individual
    - P____ - recognized by individual but nobody else
    - A____ - Dealing w/ loss before it occurs
    • SITUATIONAL
    • DEVELOPMENTAL
    • PHYSICAL
    • PSYCHOLOGICAL
    • ACTUAL
    • PERCEIVED
    • ANTICIPATORY
  2. Actual or potential situation in which something or someone valued is changed or something or someone valued is not available.
    Loss
  3. The total response to the emotional response / experience related to loss; intense sorrow; a type of suffering
    Grief
  4. Kubler-Ross's Stages of Grieving:
    D____
    A____
    B____
    D____
    A____
    • DENIAL
    • ANGER
    • BARGAINING
    • DEPRESSION
    • ACCEPTANCE
  5. Stage of grief defined by disbelief, false emotions, not ready to deal w/ situation, "not me," shock absorber (helps people get through, healthy)
    Denail
  6. Stage of grief where the patient avoids talking about it, tryies to justify other things happening, laughs / jokes (false emotions)
    Denial
  7. Stage of grief where the family asks for 2nd opinion, tells pt. they'll be fine when get home, gets online & shops for a cure, and may not visit b/c thinks that everything is fine
    Denial
  8. Stage of grief where nurse can't understand what pt / family is going through, encourages poor decisions, physicians cure pt's, some have a hard time dealing w/ death
    Denial
  9. As a nurse, if you don't know what to say, then just ____.
    Listen
  10. Stage of grief defined by anger directed at others nd simple things become bothersome
    Anger
  11. Stage of grief where patient may state that "nothing is good," yell at family members, complain about things like room is too hot, too cold (changes in 2 seconds)
    Anger
  12. Stage of grief where family cane be mean towards one another, criticizes physician or hospital, grasps at straws for something to help
    Anger
  13. Stage of grief where nurse sometimes apologizes, just listens to pt., listen to family & let them vent, be patient w/ pt. and family members, teach that it is normal part of process
    Anger
  14. As a nurse, during the ____ stage of grief, don't avoid the pt. or family just because they yell (deep down they want you there), give as much control, choices as possible & accept what they choose
    Anger
  15. Stage of grief defined by often discussion with god or higher power, expressing feelings of guild for past wrongs, expressions of guilt for wrong doings, trying to avoid loss
    Bargaining
  16. Stage of grief where patient looking for miracle.
    Bargaining
  17. Stage of grief where family does self-talk (make sure I'll do such things if you let pt. live)
    Bargaining
  18. Stage of grief where nurse can have pastor or minister come to help with pt. and/or family.
    Bargaining
  19. Stage of grief defined by grief about the past or future, talkative or withdrawn, depends on individual
    Depression
  20. Stage of grief where family more dependent on RN, pt. feels helpless, pt. realizes this isn't going away, pt. more emotional
    Depression
  21. Stage of grief where patient overwhelmed by sadness, know what is going to happen, crying, talkative
    Depression
  22. Stage of grief where nurse should listen, support family / patient, encourage spouses to sit quietly w/ pt. (more beneficial than trying to do cheerful things)
    Depression
  23. Stage of grief defined by the struggling ending, sense of relief, decreased interest in people, planning (getting things in order), decreased interest in surrounding
    Acceptance
  24. Stage of grief where patient is going to be very quiet
    Acceptance
  25. Stage of grief where family shares good experiences & happy moments, usually require that IVs & extra-ordinary measures be discontinued, prepare for funeral (gettings things in order)
    Acceptance
  26. Stage of grief where nurse should sit w/ pt & family members, tell them to talk to pt., simplify the environment
    Acceptance

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