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Grief On Fire, by Kai Romero, MD

Kai Romero, MD, Chief Medical Officer, By the Bay Health, provides three steps for the grieving process during the pandemic. As frontline physicians have navigated this pandemic over the past year and a half, I’ve been surprised and delighted to see the myriad ways in which my colleagues have manifested their resilience. Even in the …

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Help for Pain, Hospice Patients

Pain is an uncomfortable physical or emotional feeling caused by an injury or medical condition, or by spiritual, social, or emotional experiences that are as real and important as physical distress. Comfort is our highest priority. Your care team will ask about pain at every visit, to learn the amount, location, and type of pain, …

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Virtual Reality Experience Program

By the Bay Health is improving overall patient experience with brand new adventures and travel to dream destinations through virtual reality goggles. Virtual Reality (VR) is the use of computer technology to create a simulated experience. With the use of VR, individuals can interact with stimulated environments and experiences just as they would in the …

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Help for Constipation and Bowel Care

UNDERSTANDING COMMON SYMPTOMS Bowel movements at the end of life can be difficult. People become constipated because they eat, drink and move less. Medicines can also affect the bowels, leading to constipation or diarrhea. Your team will ask about bowel movements at every visit. Please be honest, even if talking about it feels embarrassing. Constipation …

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