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5th Edition of

Singapore Nursing Research Conference

March 24-26, 2025 | Singapore

Nursing 2021

Sofica Bistriceanu

Speaker at Singapore Nursing Research Conference 2021 - Sofica Bistriceanu
Academic Medical Unit–CMI, Romania
Title: Title: The loss of loved ones declines the heart function


Background: Our varied emotional life changes the functioning of systems composing our body, according to its value. The insights into management accounting the mental activity disaster caused by the death of loved ones, and then smart decisions, partnering with key persons for the improvement model to scale down the effects of such devastating life moments, represent o priority for us.

Aim: To reveal the loss of loved ones effects on their relatives, dear ones, and how we can balance them.

Material & Method: Qualitative study performed by the author into community, 1984-2019, referring to the people passing away impact on the community members; the relevant data including 24 individuals affected by definitive separation from their loved ones who passed away, used for analysis.

Findings: During, and after the time of loved ones loss, the people in their 2-3 life decades reported heart arrhythmia symptoms, those in their 4-5 life decades experienced depression, hypertension, endocrine disorders such as thyroid illness, type 2 diabetes, Cushing disease, and obesity. The people in their 6-8 life decades registered with advanced circulatory system diseases, more depression; some of them died 6 weeks to 6 months later.

Action taken: The physician dealt the situation using drugs, behaviour change information. She suggested to their families, community members more attention for the verbal and nonverbal communication with the patients. The doctor advocate for the refinement into collaborative framework, taking into account the patients’ preferences for the group therapy or solitude, not exceeding.

Results: The behaviour change, suitable drugs, communication skills enhanced the clinical outcomes in 6 to 18 or 24 months, according to the initial emotional tension magnitude, individual’s vulnerability.

Conclusion: The medical team, community members have to pay attention to desperate life moments for the people who lost their loved ones. The use of the drugs, kind words, attitudes, compassion, behaviour change with regard to their preferences for this life episode ameliorate its damage on the human existence.

Implication: Each community member will experience soon or later definitive separation from his/her loved ones. We must rarefy the destructive power of such critical life moments, to remain minimal mental, physical injuries. The alliance for designing a model to ameliorate our vulnerability in front of such unplanned situations, represents our devotion in the end.


Sofica Bistriceanu, MD, Ph.D., graduated from Iasi University in Romania and family medicine research at Maastricht University. She joined the European, American, and Asian Primary Care Research Group, American Academy on Communication in Healthcare, APTR, IHI, NICHQ, EPCCS, EURACT, and WONCA Meetings. With over 90 research studies shared internationally, she has been recognized with numerous awards. Dr. Sofica Bistriceanu is a member of the Academy for Professionalism in Health Care, serves on the Editorial Review Board for The Journal of Patient Experience (JPX), and is an Associate Editor for PriMera Scientific Publication. She represents the Academic Medical Unit- CMI, NT, ROU. Additionally, she is the author of seven volumes of poetry published by Chronica, Iasi Publishing House, and Time, Iasi Publishing House.