Hospice care (also known as palliative care, when begun at diagnosis) is for terminally ill people who have stopped life-saving treatment. It is intended to keep recipients comfortable and cared for during their final days. However, without proper caution, training, and attention, caregivers can make major mistakes and do great harm to terminally ill patients. Patients can contract serious infections, experience additional pain and suffering, and even die sooner than necessary when hospice care is administered inappropriately.
Water parks are popular destinations for families and thrill-seekers, especially during the summer months. However, they present an overabundance of opportunities for accidents. The types of injuries possible at a waterpark range from mere slips and falls to severe physical harm and wrongful death. One such water park accident occurred earlier this year and resulted in the death of a 10-year-old boy, who died due to a deadly neck injury while on a waterslide at a Kansas water park.
Road rage occurs when a driver exhibits angry, aggressive behavior on the roadway in an effort to intimidate other drivers or relieve stress. This can take any of the following forms: