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Caring for the terminally ill

Author: Christine Condit; Robert Brouillard; Herbert Hyman; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: [Princeton, N.J.] : Films for the Humanities, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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(Producer) This program emphasizes that the goal of care for the teminally ill is not to conquer the patient's disease, but to provide support, ease pain and anxiety, and enhance the quality of what time remains. The program shows the roles of the spouse, visiting nurses, and hospice personnel in caring for patients; a social worker explains how terminally ill patients often feel abandoned by family members because  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Condit; Robert Brouillard; Herbert Hyman; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 31664635
Credits: Christine Condit, Robert Brouillard ; medical consultant, Herbert Hyman.
Performer(s): Robert Brouillard, M.D., Christine Condit.
Linda Mour.
Description: 1 videocassette (19 min.) : sound, color with black and white ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: a Films for the Humanities and Sciences presentation.

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(Producer) This program emphasizes that the goal of care for the teminally ill is not to conquer the patient's disease, but to provide support, ease pain and anxiety, and enhance the quality of what time remains. The program shows the roles of the spouse, visiting nurses, and hospice personnel in caring for patients; a social worker explains how terminally ill patients often feel abandoned by family members because of emotional and financial stress.

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