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What to expect in the last days of life : a guide for caregivers

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35517
Capital Health (N.S.). Palliative Care. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1562
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This guide will help you care for yourself and your loved one during your last days and hours together at home. This information will also be useful if you are caring for someone in a hospital, hospice or another institution, like a long-term care home. Topics include physical changes, eating and drinking, pain, restlessness, mouth, nose and eye care, weakness, changes in breathing patterns, looking after yourself, what to expect very near the time of death as well as when your loved one dies.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Palliative Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (19 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Death
Hospice Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Death
Hospice care
Specialty
Palliative care
Geriatrics
Abstract
This guide will help you care for yourself and your loved one during your last days and hours together at home. This information will also be useful if you are caring for someone in a hospital, hospice or another institution, like a long-term care home. Topics include physical changes, eating and drinking, pain, restlessness, mouth, nose and eye care, weakness, changes in breathing patterns, looking after yourself, what to expect very near the time of death as well as when your loved one dies.
Responsibility
Prepared by Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care
Pamphlet Number
1562
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