Dying, Death, and Bereavement: A Challenge for Living, 2nd Edition

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Springer Publishing Company, Jun 2, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 400 pages
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In this multidisciplinary guide on the important issues surrounding dying and bereavement in today's health care and social environment, the contributions examine the issues of death and dying as a continuum, from death education and care of the dying to grief and bereavement.

Features Include:

  • Personal stories introducing each section
  • New chapter on physical therapy with the dying
 

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Contents

Artists
3
Death Education for Children
25
Death Education for Adults
43
Respecting the Spiritual Beliefs of the Dying and Bereaved
61
The Struggle to End My Fathers Life
79
Dying at Home
105
Symptom Management for the Terminally Ill
145
Regulatory Issues in the Care of the Dying
201
Helping Children During Bereavement
267
An Historical
287
Loss of a Pet
303
Take Me Home
309
Palliative Care Competencies
329
Its End and Future with Special Reference to
345
The Future of Palliative Care
357
Reprise
371

Dont Know How to Grieve
221
Social Support and Mutual Help for the Bereaved
247

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