As individuals die, the skin colour and tone can change dramatically. Kath and Elizabeth discuss how to recognize the changes, the physical reasons underlying changes in skin colour, and ways to help family to understand the meaning of these changes.
Chapter 4, Last Days and Hours,Essentials in Hospice Palliative Care, 2nd Edition, Katherine Murray, 2009.
Study Guide for HCW, Essentials in Hospice Palliative Care Workbook, 2009.
Study Guide for Nurses, Essentials in Hospice Palliative Care Workbook, 2009.
Written and preformed by Kath Murray and Elizabeth Causton, All Rights Reserved. Life and Death Matters, 2010.