Loss, grief and bereavement is something we all come across within our lifetimes, whether it is in a professional or personal capacity. This discussion will focus on sudden death and the devastating effects it can have on the significant others of the deceased. Theoretical concepts about loss, grief and bereavement will be explored, and the impact that paramedics can have using evidenced based holistic care. “Loss, grief and bereavement are about more than just death and dying” (Nicol, 2017, p.44). All three processes are interlinked together, potentially evoking a highly emotive response whether the death was expected or sudden (Alexander and Klein, 2012).
After that I started to develop an attitude and not a care for anyone else. In the poem “ Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note” and the story “ The Third Bank of the River” both the families suffer from one of the parents being gone. They suffer from not having the guidance and watching the parent left behind suffer and in pain. Divorce only leads to pain, suffering and agony by those affected.
Danielle Ofri Ambivalent An article written by Danielle Ofri in 2005 titled “Living Will when she narrates us a story about one of her patient who had health problem and a lot of family issues. This patient was hateful to life, suicidal, and he had no reason to live because he have no one from his family to take care of him or ask about him. He tried to kill himself few times, also he asked his doctor to let him die. Suddenly, all of that have changed and the patient wanted to live. So, Ofri was ambivalent because she did not knew what to do help him to stay alive or let him die.
DOI: 1/25/2008. Patient is a 55-year-old male service technician who sustained a work-related injury when he slipped and fell while installing a tub. Urine drug screen dated 2/1/16 (no official result) revealed that the patient is consistent with the prescribed regimen. In a supplemental report on a pain management progress dated 6/20/16, the patient still has mild swelling and pain to be expected status post total left knee replacement. Diagnoses include hemarthrosis of knee or lower leg; hemarthrosis of left knee, lumbar facet arthropathy, bursitis of left shoulder, derangement of medial meniscus due to old tearing/injection of the left knee; and complete rupture of rotator cuff.
In another case, Larry Macafee was involved in a motorcycle accident causing him to become paralyzed from the neck down. He could not breath on his own, his insurance was running out and he did not want to burden his family with medical bills. The right to die decision did not appear until his ventilator had been dislodged and he almost suffocated. At that moment he stared death in the eyes. He filed a law suit and won the case, which should have been the end of his suffering, but instead became a chance to be persuaded not to go through with it.
She has just lost her mother and baby brother. She doesn 't know where her older brother and father are either. Najmah is alone. This is PTSD because it shows a change in Najmah’s behavior. (STEWE-2) Another self conflict Najmah had, “It’s been more than two weeks since I’ve last spoken, and I’m not certain I will ever be able to speak again” (Staples 110).
He was sentenced for jail for 25 years for reason for practicing illegal-assisted suicide. He was released later, after authorized were convinced that Dr. Jack would not conduct another case. He died at age 83. The next interesting topic was of Dr. Quill. He never agreed with Dr. Kevorkian approach and his method of helping the terminally ill patients but he himself helped his patient Diane to die.
An 18 year old Caucasian male presents to your clinic with complaints of abdominal pain and bloody stools. The patient states that his bowel movements have increased in the last few months and that he was experiencing diarrhea.. He decided to come in when the pain and bloody diarrhea started. When asking about the abdominal pain, the patient describes the pain as severe cramping. The patient states that he has had a few accidents because he is unable to make it to the bathroom in time.
After losing the women in his life that make him happy, Scrooge becomes depressed and lonely. Scrooge begins his childhood without a mother figure because she died shortly after he was born. His mom was the first of three women that Scrooge lives the rest of his life without. Without a mom around, his father tends to treat him terribly. Scrooge’s father believes that he is the reason that his mom died.
When Natalie Taylor was five months pregnant with her first child, her husband died in an event that would change her life forever. Being a parent can be challenging enough, but being a single, widowed parent can be unbearable. “I’ll never see the world as I once saw it,” Taylor utters (Page 70). Taylor published this book four years after the death of her beloved husband. When the reader reaches the last page of this book, her purpose is revealed.
The patient reports that he has been depressed recently. Furthermore, he reports that both of his parents died years ago around this time of year and he tries to block out the thought of both their deaths. Patient report that both his parents died of cancer. The patient was asked about his statement while in route to the hospital where he sated, "If I had a gun I 'd be dead." The patient states, " I was just rambling off, it was more talk."
She explained that her husband is lethargic, sleepless, having poor appetite and difficulty maintaining his weight. After his doctor noted that Mr. Z has lost interest in the things he used to enjoy, he was diagnosed with depression. It was also noted that Mr. Z expressed feelings of killing himself with a gun. However, after discussion with his doctor, Mr. Z agrees to try anti depressant medication to help with the mood disorder. A week after the medication is started, before the effect of the medication can be seen, Mr. Z is admitted to the hospital for a heart attack.
Jenifer describes being fearful of her step father’s outbursts and made a concussions decision to marry a man that was not this way. Jenifer describes not feeling right since her move to Maine. She says that she is unmotivated, tiered, cries often, and feels hopeless. While she feels this way when asked she says that she does not want to harm herself but does state that sometimes wants to fall asleep and not wake up. Jenifer did undergo Psychiatric evaluation and was diagnosed with Major depression, that is why we are all here today.
Introduction An opportunity to work at Regency Hospice in Murrells, SC, provided the chance to meet a patient by the name of Mr. Henry. He is a war veteran aged sixty-seven years old. In his old age he had been diagnosed with liver failure, which provided some challenges in life. Davis, 2011, recognizes that there are some challenges from liver failure such as psychological, mental and physical trauma that result in a reduction in the quality of life. Mr. Henry lived alone in his apartment and regular visits to his home to provide him care, but was made difficult during his last days.
Calder 's father suffered a two-year battle against a rare form of non-smoking lung cancer. Before he passed away, a few days before his 67th birthday, the Calder son asked the Seinfeld cast members to send messages to his ailing father. He was able to show his dad the compilation before he left this earth. The whole family surprised him with a video compilation from Julia Louis-Dreyfus, John O ' Hurley, Wayne Knight, Larry Thomas, Patrick Warburton, and more. The cast members did not only take the time to make the video for dear ol ' dad.