I am part of a research team at Saint Louis University that is conducting a research project about how families communicate about making medical decisions for loved ones at the end-of- life.
About my Loss:
I've lost my Grandmother a year ago. We had to make the medical decision to take her off life support. When we did, it took her almost two hours to finally pass. It was the longest two hours of my life.
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I am part of a research team at Saint Louis University that is conducting a research project about how families communicate about making medical decisions for loved ones at the end-of- life. If you are over 18, and have had a close family member for whom a medical decision had to be made at the end of life, we’d like to talk to you about your family communication in that situation. If you are willing to tell your story, e-mail Corinne Gibson at email@example.com. Feel free to share this with others who might be interested.
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Sorry been off of this some what pointless site but for me at that time in my life it did serve it's purpose for me I met some good people taken to fb with them and have come to my own way of self healing I've noticed you must of copied and pasted the same request to others so I don't mind talking about anything as I see it helps me seal to wounds closed so if you want use my email which I monitor more then here e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org or face book me where all is there for you to look through lesleyandjoerokes-bartlett if I trust you I'll talk as long as your truthful and up front thank you
I was going to tell you pretty much exactly what Deb has said. So ask and if it is something I feel I can talk about without opening wounds that will never heal, but are not stinging like they were, then I will try.
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