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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I am given , not only introductions and appointments , but photocopied directions for finding the homes of various people who , as it turns out , were exactly the ones I wanted to see ( and who , as well , were without exception ...
Given time , it is usually possible to control the pain , prevent clock - watching and demanding behavior and , sometimes , transfer the patient to an oral preparation . But even here , can it be said that the patient is really addicted ...
They may be given four - hourly in syrup or as a suspension in the case of promazine ( Sparine ) . Alternatively , they may be given in tablet form or by IM injection . Stemetil suppositories ( 25 mg ) and Largactil suppositories ( 100 ...
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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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