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The End-of-Life Handbook: A Compassionate Guide to Connecting with and Caring for a Dying Loved One
     

The End-of-Life Handbook: A Compassionate Guide to Connecting with and Caring for a Dying Loved One

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by David Feldman, Ira Byock, S. Andrew Lasher
 

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This book address both the emotional and psychological issues associated with death and dying and the practical and medical realities typically dealt with at this time-unusual among titles in this subject area.

The authors, a psychologist and medical doctor, are passionate advocates for quality end-of-life care. Author Feldman's background in positive

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This book address both the emotional and psychological issues associated with death and dying and the practical and medical realities typically dealt with at this time-unusual among titles in this subject area.

The authors, a psychologist and medical doctor, are passionate advocates for quality end-of-life care. Author Feldman's background in positive psychology brings an emphasis on hope, inspiration, meaning, and human connection at the end of life to the book.

As medical technology progresses and life expectancies edge upward, families are being faced with ever-more-complicated choices as loved ones approach their final hours. This book offers readers much-needed guidance and support for making these often difficult decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608824984
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
200
File size:
425 KB

Meet the Author

Ira Bycock. MD, is the author of Dying Well and The Four Things That Matter Most.
David B. Feldman, Ph.D, is assistant professor of counseling psychology at Santa Clara University. He holds a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Kansas and completed a fellowship in palliative care at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, where he worked with countless patients and families confronting serious medical illness. His research and writings have addressed such topics as hope, meaning, and growth in the face of life's difficult circumstances.
Steven Andrew Lasher, Jr., MD, is currently director of Palliative Medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. He also serves as the San Francisco medical director of Sutter Visiting Nurses Association Hospice and Home Care as well as the Medical Director of Coming Home Hospice. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Stanford Hospital and Clinics in Palo Alto, CA, as well as fellowship training in Palliative Medicine at Stanford/Palo Alto Veteran's Hospital.

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