Good Death: Conversations with East Londoners

Good Death: Conversations with East Londoners

by Lesley Cullen, Michael Young
     
 

A Good Death is based on a survey in East London and provides a wide range of fascinating and helpful insights into all aspects of experiencing death and surviving grief.
The voices in the book are those of people who have managed to cope despite being under the shadow of impending death. Their experience could be a comfort to anybody in a similar

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Overview

A Good Death is based on a survey in East London and provides a wide range of fascinating and helpful insights into all aspects of experiencing death and surviving grief.
The voices in the book are those of people who have managed to cope despite being under the shadow of impending death. Their experience could be a comfort to anybody in a similar situation. A Good Death is intended for people who are dying, for their lay and professional carers and for student doctors, nurses and social workers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415137966
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 8.74(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface - personal note
1Slow death1
2The patients9
3The battle for independence37
4The carer at home63
5The doctor97
6Pain and euthanasia128
7Beyond our care but not our caring146
8The afterlife163
9In conclusion: collective immortality175
App. I List of patients207
App. II Hospices, Macmillan nurses and other services208
App. III Information about services217
App. IV National Funerals College226
Notes228
Index244

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