End Of Life care

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End Of Life care


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  • 1. 
    View image above to answer the following question. Can the patients extremity be described as which of the following?
    • A. 

      Bruised

    • B. 

      Mottled

    • C. 

      Purple in color

  • 2. 
    What time frame is associated with the following characteristics: withdrawal from the world, decreased food intake, increase in sleep, less communication.
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      1-2 weeks

    • C. 

      1-3 months

    • D. 

      Several days

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are physical changes that may be apparent 1-2 weeks before dying?
    • A. 

      Decreased blood pressure

    • B. 

      Increased perspiration

    • C. 

      Congestion

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Not eating may actually be protective at the end of life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    ____________ is one of the five snese we believe may persist until the end.
  • 6. 
    Pain often escalates as people are dying.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    List several important things loved ones may need to say to the dying individual.
    • A. 

      I love you

    • B. 

      I will miss you

    • C. 

      Goodbye

    • D. 

      I forgive you

    • E. 

      I am sorry

    • F. 

      I will be alright

    • G. 

      All of the Above