J.Adderton has 26 years experience as a BSN, MSN .
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The phenomenon of near death experience (NDE) has been widely explored in research; the patient experiences a sudden event, either dies and is resuscitated or death is imminent. Afterwards, they are able to describe what it was like leaving their body and then returning with resuscitation. But how comfortable are you supporting a terminally ill patient as they prepare for death? Let’s ask seven questions to increase your comfort level in supporting a patient experiencing near death awareness.