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May 17 2018

End of Life Stages in Lymphoma Cancer, hospice end of life stages.#Hospice #end #of #life

End of Life Stages in Lymphoma Cancer There are more than 70 different kinds of lymphoma, a cancer of the immune cells. As such, the path from diagnosis to the end of life can vary quite a bit. Hodgkin lymphoma is very curable, while some non-Hodgkin lymphomas are more difficult to treat. Stage IV lymphoma is the most advanced, but this can mean very different things for different people — including living a fulfilling life for many years, in some cases. If the disease does progress toward the end of life, people go through stages that include changing the focus …

Feb 4 2018

Physical Stages of Dying: Months, weeks, days and hours before death occurs, stages of death

What do the different physical stages of dying look like? There is a rhythm to dying, also called physical stages of dying. We often need to be around quite a few deaths to start recognizing them. The rhythm of dying tends to have more in common with a stand up base than with a violin. It can sound more like the haunting cooing notes of a mourning dove than the cheerful warble of a nightingale. Yes, we can detect a recognizable rhythm to dying. At the same time every dying is also unique. Moving to its own beat. Following its …

Jan 10 2018

Hospice Chaplain Writes About Her Talks with the Dying, stages of dying hospice.#Stages #of #dying

Hospice Chaplain Writes About Her Talks With the Dying We humans are both fascinated by and fearful of death. The fear often keeps us at arms’ length from the dying, even when they are those we’ve held closest in life. Kerry Egan’s job as a hospice chaplain in Massachusetts was to be present for those in their last days, weeks or months — to touch them, talk with them and, most of all, to listen. Egan’s new book, On Living , recounts what she learned from her many patients. It is a slender volume that is nevertheless packed with wisdom, …

Sep 8 2017

Bedsores, Pressure Sores, Decubitus Ulcers Nursing Home Lawsuit – Stage 3 Pressure Sore #bedsores, #pressure

# Stage 3 Bedsore / Decubitus Ulcer A stage 3 bed sore occurs when a full layer of skin is destroyed. A stage 3 bed sore pressure sore or decubitus ulcer extends into the underlying subcutaneous tissue layer, but not all the way to the bone. This subcutaneous tissue layer has a relatively poor blood supply and can be difficult to heal. A stage 3 bedsore reaches, but does not go through, the muscle. Nonviable (dead) tissue may be present. This is commonly black in color, but occasionally appears to be hard red or white tissue. The nonviable tissue, called …

Aug 24 2017

Prostate Cancer Pictures: Anatomy Diagrams, PSA Tests, Myths, and More #slideshow, #slide #show, #slideshows, #slide

# Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Prostate Cancer IMAGES PROVIDED BY: 1) 3D4Medical.com 2) Carol and Mike Werner / Phototake 3) John W. Karapelou, CMI / Phototake 4) PNC/Photodisc 5) Foodcollection 6) OJO Images/Workbook Stock 7) Brand X Pictures 8) Steve Oh, M.S. / Phototake 9) Medicimage RF 10) Steve Oh, M.S. / Phototake 11) WebMD 12) SPL / Photo Researchers, Inc 13) Zephyr / Photo Researchers, Inc 14) Beau Lark/Corbis 15) VOISIN / PHANIE / Photo Researchers, Inc 16) CED St. Nazaire / Philippe Garo / Photo Researchers, Inc 17) BSIP / Phototake 18) iStockphoto 19) Mark Harmel/Stone 20) …