Questions and Answers on Death and Dying: A Companion Volume to On Death and Dying (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 26, 2011 - Psychology - 192 pages
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On Death and Dying is one of the most important books ever written on the subject and is still considered the bench-mark in the care of the dying. It became an immediate bestseller, and Life magazine called it "a profound lesson for the living." This companion volume consists of the questions that are most frequently asked of Dr. Kübler-Ross and her compassionate answers. She discusses accepting the end of life, suicide, terminal illness, euthanasia, how to tell a patient he or she is critically ill, and how to deal with all the special difficulties surrounding death. Questions and Answers on Death and Dying is a vital resource for doctors, nurses, members of the clergy, social workers, and lay people dealing with death and dying.
  

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Review: Questions and Answers on Death and Dying: A Companion Volume to On Death and Dying

User Review  - Jaime Contreras - Goodreads

This was a good personalized companion to the original book. Yes,some of the questions are ridiculous but they are posed by people. Some of the exchanges reveal Dr. Kubler-Ross' personal spiritual beliefs. Read full review

Review: Questions and Answers on Death and Dying: A Companion Volume to On Death and Dying

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

Anyone scared of going to hell? I read this as a young man in my twenties and it put me on the path to what eventually became atheism, by freeing me from the fear. I can say in all honesty that this ... Read full review

Contents

Special Forms of Communication
39
Suicide and Terminal Illness
52
Sudden Death
60
Prolongation of Life
74
Where Do We Best Care for Our Dying Patients
88
Funerals
100
Other Staff Problems
116
Old Age
142
Questions of Humor and Fear Faith and Hope
154
Personal Questions
164
INDEX
173
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About the author (2011)

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, MD, [1926–2004] was a Swiss-born psychiatrist, humanitarian, and co-founder of the hospice movement around the world. She was also the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying, which first discussed The Five Stages of Grief. Elisabeth authored twenty-four books in thirty-six languages and brought comfort to millions of people coping with their own deaths or the death of a loved one. Her greatest professional legacy includes teaching the practice of humane care for the dying and the importance of sharing unconditional love. Her work continues by the efforts of hundreds of organizations around the world, including The Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation: EKRFoundation.org.

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