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"I'll See Myself Out, Thank You"

Thirty personal views in support of assisted suicide

by Colin Brewer & Michael Irwin

A series of recent landmark cases have highlighted the issues surrounding assisted suicide and may be shifting public opinion in the direction of greater freedom. <br>These essays cover every aspect of the topic from the legal and religious ...

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A Practical Guide to Palliative Care in Paediatrics

Paediatric Palliative Care for Health Professionals

by No-surname Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service – Paediatric Palliative Care Service

This ebook is a practical guide to all of the issues relating to the care of a child or young person with a life limiting condition. It aims to empower clinicians to care for children at home or as close to home as possible. It is a national ...

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Assisted Living Administration

The Knowledge Base, Second Edition

by James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP

<p>Assisted living, the fastest growing residential option, burst upon the American landscape in the late 1980ís. These facilities serve persons who no longer are able to live independently and need help with the activities of daily living, but ...

ISBN: 9780826115089

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Becoming Dead Right

A Hospice Volunteer in Urban Nursing Homes

by Frances Shani Parker

<p>All of us are entitled to the rewards of a peaceful, pain-free death. This book honors that with true stories about hospice patients and inspiring insights from the author. <em>Becoming Dead Right</em> guides us through the general and ...

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CONVERSATIONS ABOUT DEATH

A Practical Guide to Talking about End-of-Life Care and Dying

by Sally Cant

<p>Conversations About Death is the result Sally Cant’s twenty years in the death and dying industry. It contains a wealth of information that will make you feel more relaxed, open and comforted by talking about death and dying.  Conversations ...

ISBN: 9780992314200

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Coping With Breast and Colon Cancers

by Brenda Winters

ISBN: 1230001014075

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DEATH BY JOY

An Escorted Journey

by j. m. cribb

<p><strong>The true story of one woman’s choice to find joy in dying, and her unforgettable discoveries along the way.</strong></p> <p><em>DEATH BY JOY: An Escorted Journey</em> is the companion book to James Cribb’s profoundly moving ...

ISBN: 9780995209213

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Embracing Our Mortality

Hard Choices in an Age of Medical Miracles

by Lawrence Schneiderman

<p>While surveys show that most of us would prefer to die at home, 80% of us will die in a health care facility, many hooked up to machines and faced with tough decisions. When you, a family member, or a friend are in this situation, what should

ISBN: 9780190450793

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Geriatric Palliative Care

by Suzanne Goldhirsch

<p>The growing geriatric population in the United States has created an increasing need for palliative medicine services across the range of medical and surgical specialties. Yet, palliative medicine lacks the resources to carry such a workload ...

ISBN: 9780199389575

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Graceful Exit

How to Advocate Effectively, Take Care of Yourself, and Be Present for the Death of a Loved One

by Gustavo Ferrer, M.D.

<p>When we are thrust into the role of caregiver for a loved one who is in the process of dying, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Yet it’s a situation millions of us face every year with virtually no sort of preparation or guidance. With ...

ISBN: 9781683640455

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Hold On, Let Go

Facing ALS with courage and hope

by Nadine Sands & Michael Sands

<p>This “stay positive in difficult times” story is about a man with ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) and his wife who writes about their inspiring journey in her blog called ALS With Courage.<br /> In Hold On, Let Go, Nadine Sands ...

ISBN: 9780995334618

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Hospice

The Serene Warmth of Wisdom

by Cindy Marks

<p>Cindy Marks is a hospice nurse who has unfortunately witnessed heartbreaking fear and desperation in her patients and family members as they attempt to come to grips with death. In her guide to facing death peacefully, Marks reveals what she ...

ISBN: 9781489712387

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Nursing Education in Thanatology: A Curriculum Continuum

by Selder, Florence E.

Nursing Education in Thanatology is an excellent source book for planning thanatology courses or for integrating concepts of thanatology into a nursing curriculum. As the formal teaching of thanatology in schools for health care professionals is

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On the origin of inflammation of the veins

and of the causes, consequences, and treatment of purulent deposits

by Henry William Lee

<p>Since the period when Humoral Pathology fell into merited disrepute, comparatively few attempts have been made, to define with any degree of accuracy, the conditions under which morbid secretions may find their way into the circulation. The ...

ISBN: 1230000279444

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Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

by Sriram Yennurajalingam & Eduardo Bruera

<p>This handbook provides an easily navigable source of information about the day-to-day management of patients requiring palliative and hospice care. Succinct, evidence-based, topically focused content is supplemented by extensive tables and ...

ISBN: 9780190452285

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Palliative Care Nursing of Children and Young People

by Pfund, Rita

"Children's palliative care is an evolving specialty and as such our knowledge base cannot remain static. This book constantly challenges the reader to critically analyze their own practices and beliefs within an evidence-based framework and as ...

ISBN: 9781498799959

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Palliative Care Perspectives

by James L. Hallenbeck

<p>Drawing from his extensive clinical experience and many years of teaching, Dr. Hallenbeck has written a guide to palliative care for clinicians. Topics addressed range from an overview of death and dying to specific approaches to symptom ...

ISBN: 9780199883165

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Palliative Care: A Patient-Centered Approach

by Mitchell, Geoff

Series Editors: Moira Stewart, Judith Belle Brown and Thomas R Freeman As the population in western cultures ages, more people suffer chronic, ultimately life-limiting diseases and medical professionals need to be equipped to cope with the ever

ISBN: 9781138030275

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Palliative Medicine, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And End of Life

by Kenneth Kee

<p>Palliative means relieving pain or symptoms without dealing with the cause of the disorder.<br/>Palliative medicine is such a large and important treatment that it is impossible to deal with every aspect of it.<br/>This is only a simple guide

ISBN: 9781370182275

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Patient Safety in Dialysis Access

by Widmer, M.K.

Not only are dialysis access creation and maintenance prone to complications, but patients suffering from end-stage renal disease and its comorbidities generally have a high risk of adverse events during their continuous treatment. Preventive ...

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