Dying and Disabled Children: Dealing With Loss and Grief

Dying and Disabled Children: Dealing With Loss and Grief

by Harold M. Dick
     
 

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In this sensitive and compassionate look at terminally ill and disabled children, professionals from the medical community examine the stresses faced by their parents and siblings. They address the crucial element of communication--within a family and between health care providers and family members--in dealing with a child’s serious illness. Ethical decision

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In this sensitive and compassionate look at terminally ill and disabled children, professionals from the medical community examine the stresses faced by their parents and siblings. They address the crucial element of communication--within a family and between health care providers and family members--in dealing with a child’s serious illness. Ethical decision making, learning to recognize the child’s suffering, and talking to children about death are honestly and clearly discussed. Experts offer direct interventions to help family members through the grieving process once a child has died.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781317773719
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/25/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
166
File size:
3 MB

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