It is not easy to face the serious illness of a relative, especially if the events fall dramatically within a few hours. Here we describe some instructions how to care patients in hospital:
First you must find the courage to smile at the patient even if the clinical situation is desperate. Especially in the case of heart disease, you always say that the situation is under control and that there is absolutely nothing to worry about. You have to be convincing and reassuring, cool and determined without ever leaking no emotion.
If you can make some jokes and talks animatedly about this and less as if nothing special was happening. This attitude will convince the patient that this is a simple matter and is in no danger. Do not whisper to anyone, especially not to make signs and do not collapse. (more…)