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Accepting the Assistance of Others
Accepting the Assistance of Others
A look at the importance of a support system for terminally ill patients, providing care and comfort for the last stage of life. Also addresses the need for caregiver…...
Arranging for Help
Arranging for Help
A look at the types of help available to the terminally ill, providing them with the assistance they’ll need to improve the quality of their lives....
Drug and Treatment Trials
Drug and Treatment Trials
An overview of the procedures involved in participating in drug and treatment trials; includes information regarding regulation of clinical research and types of testing....
Equipment for the Home
Equipment for the Home
Information about home health care equipment for terminally ill patients, the use of which may help them to remain in their homes for the remainder of their lives....
Holistic Medicine
Holistic Medicine
A look at the principles of holistic health and medicine, especially as its practice applies to the terminally ill....
Hospice Care
Hospice Care
A look at hospice care – its philosophy and how it works. Looks at hospice services, care team members, and overall goals of hospice care for terminally ill patients…...
Maintaining a Patient's Dignity
Maintaining a Patient's Dignity
Advice for friends and family members of terminally ill patients regarding the importance of maintaining the patient’s dignity throughout their illness....
Pain Management
Pain Management
Information regarding pain management options for terminally ill patients and those who care for them; includes advice for locating medical professionals who are…...
Understanding Treatments For Your Terminal Illness
Understanding Treatments For Your Terminal Illness
Advice for terminally ill patients who are deciding how to proceed with treatment. Stresses the need to get accurate information, full explanations from medical…...
Using Complementary Therapies as a Care Option for Terminal Illness
Using Complementary Therapies as a Care Option for Terminal Illness
A look at complementary medicine, including a quick description of some commonly utilised therapies. Also differentiates complementary from alternative medicines....
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