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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Money will come when you are doing the right thing . Michael Phillips , The Seven Laws of Money ... While we look not at the things which are seen , but at the things which are not seen : for the things which are seen are temporal ...
But the hardest thing of all is , getting very much attached to one or another of the patients , particularly the young ones like that Mrs. Preston who was just confirmed and had her first communion here only last week .
The chaplain says it is wrong to brood about the things you have done wrong , it is only a form of pride , thinking that you ought to have done better , not really a way of ... “ Being confirmed , I suppose , was the dangerous thing .
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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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