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

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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 e
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ebook, 200 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by New Harbinger Publications
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Chanita.Shannon
highly recommended.

Ch. 1: Could the Doctors Be Wrong?
Understanding and Coming to Terms with Bad News

Ch. 2: Who Are All These People?
Making Sense of the Medical System and Its Many Faces

Ch. 3: What Treatments are Available?
Making Sense of Diseases and Medical Interventions

Ch. 4: What Can I Do About My Loved One's Pain and Suffering?
Addressing Symptoms and Difficulties

Ch. 5: Where Will It Happen?
Choosing the Right Place for Your Loved One

Ch. 6: How Will It Happen?
Dispelling Myths About the Final D
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Lisa_g
You can avoid discussing this for your whole life, but at some point you will become an active participant. A must read if you or someone you love plans to die (actually, you really don't have to plan).
Christine Gould
I know very little about end-of-life decisions, eventhough I work with older adults, primarily. So far, this book has been helpful for my work on WVU's blood & marrow transplant unit this year.
Lori Watson koenig
helped a lot with being and understanding my dad as he died.
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