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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He cannot use his arms , so I fasten up his fly for him while he tells me about the musical comedy he is going to this ... When two nurses bicker over the morning change of linens , Mr. Pippin appears on the spot to tell them they are ...
Miss Robbins has her bath , and tells me about Charleston . ... “ Sit down here for a minute , I'll tell you , ” she says in the rich accents of East London , a village far from the purlieus of Oxford or Cambridge , Harvard or Yale .
Your husband has been very patient with me , Mrs. N. , " I tell her . " Professor , I have enjoyed talking with you and I appreciate the challenge of your point of view . " “ I think it was very interesting , ” says his wife .
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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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