Grieving: A normal complex process that includes emotional, physical, spiritual, social, and intellectual responses and behaviors by which individuals, families, and communities incorporate an actual, anticipated, or perceived loss into their daily lives.
Meeting the physical, emotional, and psychosocial need of a dying child is important to support the totally dependent child and grieving family in experiencing the best quality of life possible.
The various changes that a woman undergoes during pregnancy entirely sweep the entirety of the human body.
Following Kubler-Ross’ Stages of Grief, how can nurses be advocates for their patients as they go through these heartbreaking changes in their lives.
Though it hurts, for heartbroken nurses out there, here are practical ways on how to ease your heartaches in experiencing patient loss.
One thing that I could never forget in the course of my nursing education was this: We are not allowed to get attached to our patients because that is against the code. We are just not allowed to show how traumatized we actually are, which is why nurses tend to hide their tears if ever the unexpected loss of their patient happened.