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This nursing diagnosis would involve a family that may be unable to meet the physical, emotional, or spiritual needs of the member and may have difficulty communicating and problem solving?
Impaired Family Processes
The traditional clincal signs of death were cessation of the apical pulse, respirations, and blood pressure, also referred to as _____ _____ ____.
heart lung death
These include a variety of legal and lay documents that allow person to specify aspects of care they wish to receive should they become unable to make or communicate their preferences. This is associated with the patient self determination act implemented in 1991.
Advance Care Directives
This provides specific instructions about what medical treatment the client chooses to omit or refuse in the event the client is unable to make those decisions.
living will
The ____ movement was founded by the physician Cecily Saunders in London in 1967 and was later extended to the United States by Sylvia Lack, also a medical doctor.
hospice movement
This type of care focuses on support and care of the dying person and family, with the goal of facilitating a peaceful and dignified death
hospice care
this type of care focuses on symptom care of clients for whom disease no longer responds to cure focused treatment.
palliative care