CNAChpt27April

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Chapter 27 Terms
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  1. A period of mourning when the dying person or his family is expecting the death
    Anticipatory Grief
  2. An examination of a body by a pathologist to try to determine the cause of death
    Autopsy
  3. The period following a loss in which mourning occurs
    Bereavement
  4. Alternating slow, irregular respirations followed by rapid,
    shallow respirations
    Cheyne-Stokes Respirations
  5. Grief complicated by disorders or conditions, such as depression and substance abuse
    Complicated Grief
  6. The process of burning a dead body until it turns to ash
    Cremation
  7. A deeply emotional process that is a response to grief
    Grief
  8. Therapy to try to resolve problems due to separation from the deceased
    Grief Therapy
  9. The period in which people work to adapt to a loss; influenced by culture, tradition and society
    Mourning
  10. Care given to people who have serious, life-threatening disease; goal are to control symptoms, reduce suffering, prevent side effects and complications, and maintain quality of life
    Palliative Care
  11. A doctor with advanced training in the examination of organs and tissues
    Pathologist
  12. Care of the body after death
    Postmortem Care
  13. Causing or approaching death
    Terminal
  14. Grief that continues beyond what is considered a reasonable period of time; can affect the person’s
    ability to function normally
    Unresolved grief

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