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Hinduism And End Of Life Care

Family and community interconnectedness, karma and reincarnation are major tenants of Hinduism. Health care decisions may be made by the most senior family member or eldest son (Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, Susan Thrane, 2010). Karma is a concept explaining causality through a system in which beneficial effects are derived from past beneficial actions; […]

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Roman Catholicism And End Of Life Care

The Roman Catholic Church teaches that effective pain management is a critical component of appropriate end of life care (Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, 2009). Pope Francis recently addressed the importance of palliative medicine– care designed to treat side-effects of both disease and aggressive treatments, like chemotherapy and radiation. “I therefore […]

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Life Matters Media On Reddit: AMA

Life Matters Media to facilitate “AMA” sessions on Reddit with notable end of life care experts. One of the most popular sub-reddits on is “IAmA” (I Am A) where users post “AMAs” (Ask Me Anything), or similar “AMAAs” (Ask Me Almost Anything) – they are prompts for others to ask questions. “AMAs” are open to […]

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