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Making the Decision to Stop Dialysis

Stopping dialysis will eventually lead to death in patients with advanced renal failure but may improve the quality of life in the time that is left. For patients with kidney failure, renal dialysis may be the only treatment keeping them alive, so...

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Caregiving for Tardive Dyskinesia

Caregiving for a loved one with tardive dyskinesia can have mental and physical health effects. Here are some tips for taking care of yourself. Tardive dyskinesia (TD) causes abnormal and involuntary movements that can affect one or more parts of...

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Caring for Someone With ALS

Caring for someone with ALS is challenging, both physically and emotionally. Here are some tips to help guide through your caregiving journey. Regardless of whether you are a spouse, child, friend, or formal caregiver, taking care of a person with...

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Tips for Safe Medication Administration

Medication safety is important when you're caring for a loved one. Find tips on giving medications safely. Medication errors, or mistakes involving medications, are so common that in the medical profession we have the “5 Rights” to help us...

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Respite Care for Cancer Caregivers

Respite care is a vital service for people who are caregivers for cancer patients. Learn about the kinds of respite care and how to find it. Respite care can make a difference in helping you take care of your loved one who has cancer. If you...

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