Dying : a transition /

A critical success in Europe, this book offers a process-based, patient-centered approach to palliative care that substantiates an indication-oriented treatment and radical reconsideration of our transition to death. Drawing on decades of work with terminally ill cancer patients and a trove of resea...

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Main Author: Renz, Monika, 1961- (Author)
Other Authors: Kyburz, Mark, (Translator)
Peck, John,
(Translator)
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]
Series:End-of-life care.
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Main Author:Renz, Monika, 1961- author.
Uniform Title:Hinübergehen. English
Summary:A critical success in Europe, this book offers a process-based, patient-centered approach to palliative care that substantiates an indication-oriented treatment and radical reconsideration of our transition to death. Drawing on decades of work with terminally ill cancer patients and a trove of research into near-death experiences, Monika Renz encourages practitioners to not only safeguard patients' dignity as they die but also take stock of their verbal, nonverbal, and metaphorical cues as they progress, helping to personalize treatment and realize a more peaceful death. Renz divides dying int.
Copyright:©2015
Language Notes:English.
General Notes:Translation from German.
Translation of: Hinübergehen : was beim Sterben geschieht. 2014.
Physical Description:1 online resource (viii, 164 pages)
Digital Characteristics:text file PDF
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780231540230 (electronic bk.)
023154023X (electronic bk.)