Tag: Death

Historically, there has been little consistency in the understanding of the concept of the event of death, the moment at which one is dead. The Oxford English Dictionary defines death as “the end of life; the permanent cessation of the vital functions of a person or organism.”


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Nurse patient relationship and first case of death
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The purpose of this essay is to discuss, analyse and reflect upon an acute event which took place when caring for a patient in practice. The writer has chosen to discuss the diagnosis.... Last modified: 17th Feb 2021

The “Ins” and “Outs” of Organ Donation
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Organ donation, in simplest terms is the donation of viable tissues or organs from one human being to another. Organ donations are received i... Last modified: 12th Feb 2021

Analysis of Physician Views Towards End-of-Life Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: It has been estimated that more than 15 million people will suffer cancer worldwide by 2020(1). According to the report by Ministry of Health, over 30000 people die because of cancer... Last modified: 22nd Dec 2020

Would You Choose Mercy Death?
Nursing Essays
Introduction: For many of us, when we think of death, we tend to imagine a serene place, surrounded by our loved ones, content in the fact that our lives have been full and complete, then peacefully slip into slumber.... Last modified: 21st Sep 2020

Perioperative Aspiration and Unexpected Death in the Operating Room
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Perioperative Aspiration and Unexpected Death in the Operating Room  Aspiration during surgery occurs approximately 1 in every 2000 to 3000 surgical procedures requiring anesthesia with half of those... Last modified: 20th May 2020

Brugada Syndrome: Sudden Cardiac Death | Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: BRUGADA SYNDROME: SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH Review of Literature and Case Report. Dr. Nanda Pai Dr. Sanjeeta Umbarkar Dr. Akshay Bafna Dr. Jinal Vaghela   KEYWORDS: Brugada Syndrome, sudden unexpected ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

What is End of Life and Palliative Care?
Nursing Questions
Introduction: Question What is end of life care? Answer End of life care is the holistic and extensive care of neonates with advanced, progressive and/or incurable life limiting or life threatening condit... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Does Palliative Care provide a peacefull death
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Palliative care was traditionally considered something done just for the dying patient and patients with cancer, but times have changed. Today it is a form of care that can be administered to not just... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Risk Factors for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Article 1 Socioeconomic Position and Factors Associated With Use of a Nonsupine Infant Sleep Position: Findings From the Canadian Maternity Experiences Survey SIDS is the surprising loss of life of a... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Culture of Silence: Talking About Death and Terminal Illness
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In the past, it may have been acceptable for doctors not to tell a patient they had cancer. There was a culture of silence around talking about death and terminal illness (Heyse-Moore 2009). In On Dea... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Traditions and Beliefs of Indigenous People on Death
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Traditions and Beliefs of Indigenous People on Death and Dying Table of Contents (Jump to) Traditional Beliefs in Present Times Customary societies have survived AND advanced. Objectives The Circle o... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Ethical Dilemma: Brain Death
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The ethical dilemma is a situation that is common in many places of work including the nurse’s career. These dilemmas are always hard to solve since technically they weigh equally in the eyes of th... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Inquiry into Patient Death
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Case Study ‘Clinical Detective’ Table of Contents (Jump to) Introduction Objectives Background Discussion Leadership attributes Recommendation Conclusion References Total Word Count: 1601 Report ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Procedure for Care of a Body After Death
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Find and read a procedure for the care of a body after death (sometimes called last offices). This must be from a reliable source.   Barbara Carper incorporates four different... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Autonomy, Capacity and Dignified Death
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Summary: The Council of Europe protects the right of people in terminal phase or dying, to self-determination. But only if the patient is competent, you can make independent decisions about their hea... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Research Paper of Death: Influenza and Pneumonia
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Studies indicate that influenza and pneumonia are among the leading disorders that contribute to death in the United States. In particular, influenza has continuously been recognized as a distinc... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Terminal Illness: Coping with Death and Dying
Nursing Essays
Introduction:   How do people cope with terminal illness? How do the reactions of dying children compare to those of dying adults? How can the responses of family members help or hurt the dying p... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The mystery of the blue death
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This report will look at the history of cholera and the similarities between the first outbreaks and now, and will also look at why there are still cholera outbreaks today. Other topics looked at inc... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Leading causes of morbidity and mortality
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Abstract Background: Communicable diseases can be the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among population affected by major disasters or public health emergencies. Cyclone Nargis which was the ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nestle Infant Formula as cause of child deaths
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Company Background Heinrich Nestle and his family members started off producing carbonated water. They later on also combined cow’s milk with wheat flour and sugar to produce a substitute of mot... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Concepts of Death in Medicine
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Hufsa Ali   The concept of death is one that has been shrouded with mystery and wonder for as long as humans have lived and died. The understanding and implications of death have varied greatly ac... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Deathography Essay Example
Nursing Essays
Introduction: When I was five, my grandmother passed away in hospital just before Christmas. She had been in the hospital for some time and was very elderly. As my sisters and I were at school, we could only visit ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020