VFW. Supporting Veterans in Their Final Battle. Hospice care in the VA Healthcare System
Veterans Health System Journal. Vol.6 (2). Six Tools to Promote Healing at the End of Life. You only get one chance to die. Don’t miss the opportunity to show up for it. These tools helps people be present for their death.
Pain Management and End-of-Life Care. VA. Bedside Patient Care Conferencing: Patient meetings sitting at bedside with families in physical or virtual attendance transforms interdisciplinary team rounds.
Arizona Geriatrics Society Journal. Vol.23 (2). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Soul Injury: The Aftermath of War that Complicate Peaceful Dying. This scholarly paper provides lessons that inform geriatric healthcare delivery for veterans and their families, including how to respond to an overlooked, unassessed wound, now named ‘soul injury’, and distinguishes soul injury from moral injury.
Journal of Religion, Disability, & Health. Vol.12 (3). Disabilities and Health: Do you have any prejudice against certain groups of patients? This nurse describes her transformation from judgmental attitude toward Vietnam Veterans with PTSD to understanding and compassion.