Have you, or do you know someone who has lost a beloved pet?
This is what I call ‘grief in spades’ because many people do not understand the profound effect this can have on many pet owners and a typical response is – ‘it’s only a pet – get another one!’.
Have you heard the reaction 'It's only a pet..' when someone's pet has died and they are suffering an extreme reaction? There are many reactions to grief in all its forms and so many people find it very difficult to deal with .
Receiving soothing massages for eight weeks after the death of a loved one can provide much-needed consolation during an intense, stressful period of grieving, according to a study in the April issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing.
DETROIT, USA - A new national guideline, co-authored by a Henry Ford Hospital neurologist, has created an updated step-by-step process to help physician's better wade through the complex process of determining brain death in adult patients.