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When treatment fails : how medicine cares for dying children

Author: David J Bearison
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrates how clinicians from different professional roles speak about the biological, psychological, spiritual, and social dimensions of caring for terminally ill patients. This book analyzes their ways of making sense and giving meaning to their difficult experiences, unearthing common and distinct themes and issues across disciplines.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bearison, David J.
When treatment fails.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005005898
(OCoLC)57965729
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J Bearison
ISBN: 9780199999873 0199999872
OCLC Number: 607915122
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 289 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Pediatric end-of-life care --
2. Narrative theory, medicine, and methods --
3. Twenty stories about how children die --
4. Withholding or withdrawing curative treatments --
5. Pain and suffering --
6. Staff reacting --
7. Patients and families reacting --
8. Conclusions.
Responsibility: David J. Bearison.
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...a remarkable treasure trove of lived experiences of clinicians from which novice and seasoned clinicians may learn and deepen their insight about end-of-life care of children. * JAMA *

 
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