Hospital waits and adverse events
- A Single Case Study of a Fascination with Death. Holmes, Lucy // Modern Psychoanalysis;2002, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p113
Presents a patient whose major focus in treatment was a fascination with death. Dynamics associated with the phenomenon; Core conflict which manifest itself in the fascination with death.
- Joke of the Week. // Eastern Door;10/19/2012, Vol. 21 Issue 41, p23
A joke is presented about a patient wish to die having either side thief.
- Circumstances regarding death of patients in primary care are described. Rose, Verna L.; Burton, Byron G. // American Family Physician;2/15/1998, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p786
Presents a study conducted in the United States and Canada for a period of one year regarding the circumstance of death that occur in primary care. Why the number of deaths were collected; Inclusions of the data collected; Results of the study.
- A bitter lesson. Naegele, Thomas A. // Cortlandt Forum;5/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p47
Describes a patient who died from dysentery and typhoid fever in the farming village of Pandan, Catanduanes, Philippines. Request of a relative for a second opinion on the patient's case; Puzzle on the downhill condition of patient; Lesson for doctors whose patients do not respond to therapy...
- Vital signs. Ventura, Marissa J. // RN;Feb99, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p16
Presents a chart related to the top ten unexpected events leading to patient harm or death.
- Guidelines for caring for dying patients. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;May98, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p1
Presents information on physical and psychological logical changes in patients with terminal illness. Reference to guidelines for addressing the needs of the dying; How to treat the symptoms of terminal ill patients. INSET: Few surprises in patterns of death.
- Death and dignity. Dunea, George // British Medical Journal;4/3/1976, Vol. 1 Issue 6013, p824
Focuses on dying with dignity to patients with extraordinary means to support life. Characterization of the times intervention of technology; Attenuation between the dividing line of the living and dead; Regulations on the expenditures for the protection of unscrupulous practices.
- The Clash of Meanings: Medical Narrative and Biographical Story at Life's End. Kaufman, Sharon R. // Generations;Winter99/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p77
Discusses the medical practice on managing patients and their dying process. Medical aspects of determining the dying process of a patient; Case studies of old age, decline and death; Questions raised by the case studies.
- Death Rituals. Lerman, Ruth // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/1/2003 Part 1, Vol. 139 Issue 5, p384
This article focuses on difficulties faced by a doctor to declare a person's death in front of his relatives. Attempting to resuscitate a patient is an awesome ritual -- chest pumping, rib cracking, throat tubing, drug pushing, line starting, blood gas drawing, record keeping, cacophony of...