Reflections on Palliative Care (Facing Death Series): Sociological and Policy Perspectives / Edition 1

Reflections on Palliative Care (Facing Death Series): Sociological and Policy Perspectives / Edition 1

by David Clark, Jane Seymour
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335194544
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Series:
Facing Death Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Series editor's preface
Notes on the authors
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
Pt. IDeath in society3
1The social meaning of death and suffering8
2Ageing, dying and grieving24
3The ethics of dying47
Pt. IIThe philosophy and practice of palliative care59
4History and development65
5Definitions, components, meanings79
6Routinization and medicalization104
Pt. IIIPolicy issues125
7Policy development and palliative care131
8The delivery of palliative care services151
Pt. IVConclusions173
9The future for palliative care176
References188
Index211

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