INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: Missing the moment

October 2005 
Volume 35  Number 10
Pages 20 - 20
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Recently, a dying patient's two adult daughters took turns staying at their mother's bedside for 3 days, around the clock. On the fourth day, they took a short break together—and that's when the patient died. Now the daughters feel tremendous regret that “Momma died alone”—even though I assured them that two nurses were present and that their mother died peacefully. What more could I have done?

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