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Handbook for mortals : guidance for people facing serious illness

Author: Joanne Lynn; Joan K Harrold; Center to Improve Care of the Dying.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the needs of the terminally ill, preparing for death, and coping with grief.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Lynn; Joan K Harrold; Center to Improve Care of the Dying.
ISBN: 0195116623 9780195116625 0195146018 9780195146011
OCLC Number: 39498622
Description: xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Living with serious illness --
Enduring and changing --
Finding meaning --
Helping family make decisions and give care --
Getting the help you need --
Talking with your doctor --
Controlling pain --
Managing other symptoms --
Learning about specific illnesses --
Planning ahead --
Forgoing medical treatment --
Hastening death --
Coping with events near death --
The dying of children --
Dying suddenly --
Enduring loss.
Responsibility: Joanne Lynn, Joan Harrold and the Center to Improve Care of the Dying, George Washington University.
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