Bride Bourke

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The hospital setting can be a place of healing and hope for the future. Unfortunately, it can also be a site filled with pain and grief. How hospitals deal emotionally with patients, and others who experience trauma is an important aspect of overall care. The following is a look at the importance of compassionate care and how some Alabama hospitals tend to(More)
A hospital bed in the Intensive Care Unit sits ominously vacant. The family of the patient has just made the gut-wrenching decision to remove the ventilator, and life-support equipment. End-of-Life issues are some of the most common ethical dilemmas that face hospitals every day. But there are a large number of other questions and conflicts that confront(More)