The Hospice Movement: A Better Way of Caring for the Dying
Vintage Books, 1978 - Počet stran: 347
At a time when the end of life has become the subject of anguished medical and ethical debate, no book is more welcome than The Hospice Movement This modern classic outlines a bold and noble alternative to the high-tech nightmare that has all too often been our society's accepted approach to death: hospice instead offers caring communities where dying people are treated as human beings worthy of attention and respect. Widely recognized as the essential reference for all who deal with the terminally ill, the book has now been extensively updated with three new chapters that describe the hospice movement's response to AIDS and its evolution into an international phenomenon. The result is one of those rare works that initiate caregivers, family, and friends into a new understanding of death and dying, one that reconciles the medical, the social, and the spiritual.
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A few months ago , Hospice of Marin was caring for only four or six patients at one time . Now there are 18 , and only yesterday three more urgent calls were received . Some of these patients will require intensive , personal nursing ...
A “ How - To of Hospice Care ” conference in May , 1977 was jointly sponsored by Hospice of Marin , Hospice , Inc. of New Haven , Connecticut , and the Palliative Care Service of the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal .
See Hospitaller Knights of St. John Kryza , Frank T. , 167 Kübler - Ross , Elisabeth ( Dr. ) , 173 , 224 on clinical death , 269-72 on hospice movement , 228 and Hospice of Marin , 5961 Labor conditions , in Victorian England , 78-79 ...
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If you like Natalie Angier or Mary Roach's bringing journalisty eyes into sciency places, you will like this book. Heavy on the personal stories of palliative care. Only a little dated and very lovely. Přečíst celou recenzi
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