End-of-life is a care given in the period leading up to death

End-of-life is a care given in the period leading up to death. When it is acknowledged by all involved that death is inevitable (Razmaria, 2016). In today’s world view patient’s who suffer from illness or cancer, that are getting worst they decide to have a end -of – life care to which the goal is to prevent or relieve suffering as much as possible, with these comfort needs near the end-of-life include: physical comfort, mental, and emotional needs, spiritual needs, and need in everyday task, that the health care will be allow to give some medication for appropriate pain. For me end-of-life care should be a decision that will help each other emotionally and physically, however the most important decision is that having faith and believing in God can get us through with the decision that we will make. If for some reason that I would be in that position and to make a choice, I would do what is right, no pain medication or anything that will ease the pain, I would trust God to give me the medication. In spiritual concept, I would wait for that time for me to go home to Our Father in heaven, I believe suffering comes in in our life, however some people do not want to see them loved one is suffering or go through painful situation but ethically and spiritually it is not right for a person to choose to end his/her life.

End-of-life is a care given in the period leading up to death

We cannot take someone’s life because of the pain and suffering, spiritual needs can also be helpful to which can include finding meaning in one’s life or resolving unsettled issues with family or friends, talking to family and friends all the good memories, and allowing the opportunity to resolve disagreements can be helpful with these could also bring additional peace of mind to the person (Johnson,  & Acabchuk, 2018)

Razmaria AA. End-of-Life Care. JAMA. 2016;316(1):115. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.2440

Johnson, B. T., & Acabchuk, R. L. (2018). What are the keys to a longer, happier life? Answers from five decades of health psychology research. Social science & medicine (1982)196, 218–226. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.11.001