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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 ...

ISBN: 9780993153303

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781925341645

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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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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

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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Fast Facts for the Hospice Nurse

A Concise Guide to End-of-Life Care

by Patricia Moyle Wright, PhD, CRNP, ACNS-BC

<p>An on-the-go reference for hospice nurses and those interested in end-of-life care, this practical guide covers the essential elements in the compassionate and holistic care of terminally ill patients and their families. Nurses care for ...

ISBN: 9780826131997

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Geriatric Palliative Care

by Suzanne Goldhirsch

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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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

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 has

ISBN: 9781489712387

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Improving Nursing Home Care of the Dying

A Training Manual for Nursing Home Staff

by Martha Henderson, MSN, Dr Min, Laura Hanson, MPH, MD & Kimberly Reynolds, MPA

<p>In eight innovative sessions, Henderson, Hanson, and Reynolds provide sage advice, numerous case studies, a wide variety of assessment tools, intructional guidelines, and practical exercises to educate nursing home staff about care of the ...

ISBN: 9780826119261

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Last Wish: Stories to Inspire a Peaceful Passing (Updated Edition with New Hospice Story)

by Lauren Van Scoy, M.D.

<p>As a doctor at the end of a 24-hour shift in the intensive care unit, it’s usually easy for me to fall asleep. Exhaustion hits me like a rock and it doesn’t matter that the morning sun is pouring into my bedroom. After so many long hours of ...

ISBN: 9780983451167

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LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care

A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice

by Kimberly D. Acquaviva

<DIV>This is the only handbook for hospice and palliative care professionals looking to enhance their care delivery or their programs with LGBTQ-inclusive care. Anchored in the evidence, extensively referenced, and written in clear, ...

ISBN: 9781939594167

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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

ISBN: 9781317736615

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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

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 for Advanced Alzheimer's and Dementia

Guidelines and Standards for Evidence-Based Care

by Jennifer V. Long, CRNA, CRNP, MS

<p><b>2010 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in both Gerontologic Nursing and Hospice and Palliative Care!</b><br><br><p><P><I>"This book...provides important information on best practices and appropriate ways to care for a person with ...

ISBN: 9780826106766

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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

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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