Death and Dying Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information for the Layperson about End-of-life Care and Related Ethical and Legal Issues ...
Omnigraphics, 2000 - Death - 641 pages
"This book provides the reader with timely information on the medical, legal, and ethical issues related to death and dying in the United States. Documents selected from a wide variety of government and private organizations that offer advice on such topics as selecting the right health care facility, Medicare and Medicaid, patients' rights, advance directives, innovations in hospice care, pain management, physician-assisted suicide, funeral costs, and the grieving process are included. A glossary and resource directory offer additional help and information."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Death in the Hospital
Predictors of Death in LongTerm Care Facilities
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