A Hospice Handbook: A New Way to Care for the Dying

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Michael Pollock Hamilton, Helen F. Reid
iUniverse, 1980 - Hospice Care - 196 pages
Tells how hospice personnel are responding to the needs of people who are dying.
 

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Contents

Lillian Preston Dies of Cancer
3
A Child Dies
7
Ten Bad Days Among the Dying
11
The Doctor and the Cancer Patient
19
St Christophers Hospice
47
Hospices for the Dying Relief from Pain and Fear
57
Reflections of a Hospice Chaplain
64
Pain Control in Terminal Illness
75
Case History
90
Three Approaches to Patient Care Hospice Nursing Homes and Hospitals
131
A Hospice Program Within an Acute Care Medical Center or Hospital
145
The Connecticut Hospice Volunteer Program
157
Regulation and Certification
173
Bibliography
181
Slides and Films
190
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