The Dying and Those Who Care for Them
York University, Canada
- Corresponding Author:
- Ami Rokach
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: November 09, 2015 Accepted: November 16, 2015 Published: November 24, 2015
Citation: Rokach A (2015) The Dying and Those Who Care for Them. J Pat Care 1:101. doi:10.4172/2573-4598.1000101
Copyright: © 2015 Rokach A. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The article reviews the loneliness of those on their deathbed, and the complex and demanding field of palliative care, noting the sources of the stresses and strains that the healthcare workers often encounter. It highlights the needs of patients, the reasons why they and/or their families may hamper palliative care, and mostly- what can be done to deal with, and better yet- prevent, palliative workers’ burnout.