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Psychology of Death and Dying post midterm study notes.docx

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PsychologyofDeathandDyingPostmidtermexamstudynotesLegalIssuesDyingpersonsBillofRights1To be treated as a human being2To maintain hope3To be cared for by those who have hope4To express feelings and emotions in an individualistic way5To participate in all care and decisions6To expect continuing medical and personal care at all times7To not die alone8To be free of pain9To have questions answered openly and honestly10To not be deceived11To have assistance from and for family12To die in peace and dignity13To be an individual and not be judged14To explore any and all religious and spiritual experiences15To expect the sanctity of the body to be respected after death16To be cared for by genuine sensitive and knowledgeable peopleWillsLivingWillsPower of attorneyWillsExecutor of EstateoFormalPrepared professionally by an attorney notarized and has a certain amount of witnessesoInformalThe law says that the true intentions of the willmaker should not be defeated by the strict formalities of making a will However a court would have to be sure about what the persons intentions wereOrganDonationUp to 30 of recipients currently waiting for a transplant will die before receiving the organCanadas and Ontarios organ donation rate ranks in the lower third compared to other countries1882 lives saved or enhanced due to transplantationoKidney 1112oLiver 408oHeart 172oLung 120oPancreaskidney 47oPancreas 18oHeartlung 4Harder than just a heart or a lungoBowel 1False beliefs about organ donationoOrgan goes to rich rather than the most sickoAnswers depend on if willing to donateRecipient abused their healthTake organs prematurelyCanada has one of the highest donation ratesOver 3000 people on the waiting listOrgan donation processoIdentificationHow they diedMultiple organ donorsLargest areoTraumaoCerebral bleedoAnoxiaoGlioblastomaOk because this type of cancer does not spread to the body it stays in the brainVital signs absent tissue donorsLargest areoCanceroCardiacoTraumaoCerebral bleedoAnoxiaoAnorexiaContradictionsMalignancywith exception of glioblastomaSepsisTransmittable infectionsDisease affecting organ to be donated
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