But at this point Sal’s mother was pregnant so when her mother gave birth the baby was dead when it got strangled with its umbelacelcord. Sal blamed herself because she thinks if she never climbed that tree none of it would have happened. Sal thought, “ He said to me, “ It wasn’t your fault, Sal—it wasn’t because she carried you. You mustn’t think that,” I didn’t believe him,” (page 138). If Sal didn’t believe her father 's words then she thinks she caused her mothers miscarriage and she is probably upset about this.
Dewey Dell did not regret the decision of going to Jefferson for selfish reasons. She regretted trying to get an abortion from the “doctor” she went to see. Most people would understand her decision, but that should not have been her main focus of her trip. Dewey Dell and her mother never really speak before Addie dies, but she was still Dewey’s mother. A death of a family member, even one a person is not close to, is still a sad occasion and said family member should be given a proper burial.
Her parents saw this as qaug dab peg, “the spirit catches you and you fall down,” that Lia’s soul was scared out of her. In their eyes the seizures were sacred as she could be chosen as a ‘tvix neebs’ or ‘shaman.’ Although still worried, they took Lia to Merced Community Medical Center. Lia was diagnosed with epilepsy. The Lee’s wanted to do half western medicine as well as half traditional healing to try to get Lia’s soul to return, but they were unhappy with the side effects from the prescribed medications. Therefore, they would not give Lia her full complicated order of
There’s a mean streak of people in this world today and they prefer them home. So that’s when the Hospice team leaders come in. They are always available 24/7 to treat the mind, body, and spirit. The team includes the caregivers, social workers, nurses, chaplains, and trained volunteers. The hospice care supports the patient’s and their family member, relief the patient’s pain and symptoms and help the family members and their love ones to whom want to stay close to their dying and sometimes long-term care.
Josie’s Story highlighted the importance of altruism, and the need for nurses and doctors to take a step back and truly listen. Josie’s death shouldn’t have happened, and would’ve probably been avoided if someone took the time to truly listen to her mother’s concerns. Reading Josie’s story opened my eyes to the dire need of communication between the medical team and patients and/or family members. Sorrel, Josie’s mother, tried numerous times to alert the medical team of the changes observed in her daughter, yet no one listened. She highlights the severe breakdown in communication and the necessary steps needed to rectify our medical
Her doctor, Dr. Sottiurai had ordered her to have bilateral arteriograms to see what could be the cause of the poor circulation. The hospital that Dr. Sottiurai was located were unable to perform the procedure, so she was transferred to another hospital under another doctor by the name of Dr. Lang who performed the procedure on the incorrect location, the procedure was performed on the thigh instead of the elbows. The procedure seemed to go well, however shortly after her procedure her condition started to deteriorate and ultimately she suffered from a stroke 11 days after and passed away. Her children filed a lawsuit claiming that the incorrect procedure was performed and that the patient had not consented to
She was a wonderful nurse. I will never forget the time I had to go sit with a mental health patient in the emergency department, this patient was loud, confused and intrusive so we were stuck kind of in the back as to not disturb other patients in the ED. Thankfully, Debbie was working that day and never forgot I was sitting there on a one to one observation, she would come to check on me and made sure I was okay and the patient was okay. If I did need a minute to step away Debbie was the one that stayed with the patient, she didn’t find a tech or hesitate to sit with a patient; that was who she was, she was an amazing and kind person. I would be truly honored to receive a scholarship in Debbie Spencer’s memory and I would pay it back with kindness and compassion to every patient I encounter during my life as a
The children never admit to her accusations, which upsets the governess to sure a high degree that she even starts to blame the children of conspiring against her. All of the governess mental episodes is all just a lead up to prove that she is mentally insane. The governess believes she can see people that have passed away, and she views them as very dark and evil. There have been past caretakers involved with the uncle and children that were at the house frequently before her, and some have even passed away. The governess then had claimed to see some of the past workers, that have passed away.
Although she was never pregnant and had never gone through an abortion, she had given advice to people in favor of supporting abortion and also did an abortion surgery on a patient before. This led her to a cycle of bad Karma; her life was ruined. All the money she had was spent on healing her sickness, serious cases of headaches, backaches, and stomachaches, but she never knew what the cause of these weird symptoms were. She later finds out that the reason for her pain comes from her bad deeds, so she consulted the monk to have her problems solved. After the process, she recovered from the pain, when all the monk did was just giving Metta Pavana (love and kindness) to the spirits the nurse had harmed and convinced them to forgive her for her sins.