A Community of Exceptional Nurses
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network: With Sincerest Sympathy on the Loss of
Your Loved One
A brochure providing practical information on immediate post-death procedures.
for family members whose loved one has died.
Educational Tool - Patient/Family Education
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network
1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18105
Cathy Fuhrman, RN
Daniel E. Ray, M.D.
How the grantee used this instrument:
The brochure is given to family members whose loved one has died. It encourages
self-care and answers questions on immediate post-death concerns.
communication, family communication, family members, family information, clinical
To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.
To view this tool:
PDF 512 KB / 2 pages With Sincerest Sympathy on the Loss of Your
Loved One - 2 page PDF
(Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free
Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
Posted: July 2006
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Retrun to Lehigh Valley Hospital
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve
care for dying people and their families.
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