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Vital signs; the way we die in America

Author: John Langone
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [©1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Vital Signs is about people and dying, featuring interviews and apt quotations from widely varying works. It focuses on those for whom death is routine -- doctors, nurses, clergymen -- and those for whom death is new -- the dying themselves.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Langone
ISBN: 0316514225 9780316514224
OCLC Number: 803784
Description: xviii, 363 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The right definition --
Problem of Detachment --
Matter of dignity --
Caretakers --
Dying --
Afterthoughts.
Responsibility: John Langone.

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Vital Signs is about people and dying, featuring interviews and apt quotations from widely varying works. It focuses on those for whom death is routine -- doctors, nurses, clergymen -- and those for whom death is new -- the dying themselves.

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