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document stating a persons wishes about health care when that person cannot make his or her own decisions

advance directive

2

examination of the body after death

autopsy

3

support and care given during the time surrounding death

end of life care

4

care that involves relieving or reducing the intensity of uncomfortable symptoms without producing a cure

palliative care

5

care of the body after death

post mortem care

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the belief that the spirit or soul is reborn in another human body or in another form of life

reincarnation

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stiffness or rigidity of skeletal muscles that occurs after death

rigor mortis

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illness or injury from which the person will not likely recover

terminal illness

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5 stages of dying

denial anger bargaining depression acceptance

10

t or f an illness is terminal when recovery is not likely

true

11

5 year old views death as

temporary

12

adults and older persons usually fear

dying alone

13

persons in the stage of denial

refuse to believe they are dying

14

person tries to gain more time during the stage of

bargaining

15

when caring for the dying person, you should

use touch and listen

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as death nears the last sense that is lost is

hearing

17

the dying persons care doesn't include

active range of motion exercise

18

which are not signs of approaching death

increased pain and bp

19

signs of death are

no pulse, respirations, or bp

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post mortem care is done

after the doctor pronounces the person is dead