Watching a loved one live with terminal cancer and not being able to do anything about it can be a very sad and depressing time in anybody’s life. However, there are numerous things that can be done in order to keep that loved one comfortable until his or her time comes.
When all surgery and treatment options are performed and later ruled out, post-surgical care can be painful and is sometimes known to spread the cancer. The patient may experience complications from anesthesia, develop infections, and have a lower immune system. With not many options left, nurses and family members are often required to administer pills or IVs to the patient on a daily basis.
Not accepting reality or finding it heartbreaking to watch, many family members tend to distance themselves from the dying patient. They don’t know what to do or where to begin. For those that are… Continue reading