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Cicely Saunders : founder of the hospice movement : selected letters 1959-1999

Author: Cicely M Saunders, Dame.; David Clark
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dame Cicely conceived of an approach, for dealing with the variety of symptoms and suffering often experienced by patients, with progressive debilitating disease. This book provides an insight into the establishment of the hospice movement and its development world-wide, as recorded through the letters of its founder.
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Genre/Form: Letter
History
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Saunders, Cicely M., Dame.
Cicely Saunders.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)58828741
Named Person: Cicely M Saunders, Dame; Cicely M Saunders, Dame.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cicely M Saunders, Dame.; David Clark
ISBN: 9780191730559 0191730556
OCLC Number: 794504714
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Clarendon, 2002.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 397 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Acknowledgements ; Introduction ; 1. Realising a vision (1959-1967) ; 2. The expansive years (1968-1985) ; 3. An exacting joy (1986-1999)
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: [selected and edited by] David Clark.

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