Items Tagged ‘end-of-life’

March 29, 2019

A touch of compassion

By Big John Big John

I would like to say a huge THANK YOU to Dr Neville for bringing this 3 wishes project to our unit and now our health system, as a bedside nurse in the MICU, this not only gives the patients and families a beautiful dignified end of life celebration, it allows for us caregivers to have […]

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Tags: 3 Wishes Program, Doctors Day, Dr. Thanh Neville, end-of-life, MICU, patient stories


3 Wishes Project improves end-of-life experience for patients and loved ones

May 4, 2018

3 Wishes Project improves end-of-life experience for patients and loved ones

By uclahealth uclahealth

Although the medical intensive care unit (MICU) at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is designed to save lives, it’s also where some patients spend their final moments. “We see adult patients of all ages who succumb to a variety of medical conditions, such as cancer, respiratory infections, heart disease and organ failure,” says Sherry Xu, […]

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Tags: 3 Wishes, 3 Wishes Project, cancer, end-of-life, heart disease, medical intensive care unit, MICU, oncology, organ failure, palliative care, respiratory infections, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center