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When treatment fails : how medicine cares for dying children

Author: David J Bearison
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Bearison
ISBN: 9780195156126 0195156129
OCLC Number: 488238185
Description: xvii, 289 s
Contents: 1. Paediatric end of life care ; 2. Narrative theory, medicine and methods ; 3. Twenty stories about how children die ; 4. Witholding 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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