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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Most of our referrals thus far have been from physicians themselves . If there is any element of doubt , of course we ... work in situations where an attending physician is directly involved . Our work is comfort control , patient and ...
since their discharge from a hospital , whereas most admissions to hospice home care are sought by patients and their physicians several weeks after discharge . Without a hospice , the only help available to most of these patients is ...
The establishment of St. Barnabas ' Home in Sussex was a sevenyear community effort , led by a physician who had studied the pioneering work of Dr. Saunders in the course of caring for his own cancer patients .
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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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