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The Resource Last rights : rescuing the end of life from the medical system, Stephen P. Kiernan

Last rights : rescuing the end of life from the medical system, Stephen P. Kiernan

Label
Last rights : rescuing the end of life from the medical system
Title
Last rights
Title remainder
rescuing the end of life from the medical system
Statement of responsibility
Stephen P. Kiernan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kiernan, Stephen P
Index
index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.K52 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminal care
  • Death
Label
Last rights : rescuing the end of life from the medical system, Stephen P. Kiernan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-288) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The imprint a body makes -- 1. Last hours -- 2. This is the news -- 3. A baby and a basketball game -- 4. A dog is better than a pill -- 5. So much potential -- pt. 2. Not an emergency -- 6. What is a crisis? -- 7. Possible paths -- 8. Still alive -- 9. Mysteries of life -- 10. Two visions -- pt. 3. Heal thyself -- 11. Doctors' beginnings -- 12. "Take five years" -- 13. A piece of cake -- 14. "This was medicine" -- 15. "Maybe I can make you laugh" -- 16. Barriers to change -- pt. 4. Medicine and love are not the same thing -- 17. One experience -- 18. Families as "problems" -- 19. No one in charge -- 20. The economics of dying -- 21. The most important time -- pt. 5. Smelling the roses -- 22. "Her wishes were totally ignored" -- 23. The desire for control -- 24. Dreams coming true -- 25. The final caress -- 26. "We can celebrate" -- pt. 6. A gift of silver -- 27. Lobster Newburg -- 28. A bowl of applesauce -- 29. Illness as opportunity -- pt. 7. The lesson of the leaves -- 30. The endless cycle -- 31. An agenda for improvement -- 32. Four final lessons
Control code
70063095
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xviii, 301 p.
Isbn
9780312342241
Lccn
2006047449
Other control number
9780312342241
Label
Last rights : rescuing the end of life from the medical system, Stephen P. Kiernan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-288) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The imprint a body makes -- 1. Last hours -- 2. This is the news -- 3. A baby and a basketball game -- 4. A dog is better than a pill -- 5. So much potential -- pt. 2. Not an emergency -- 6. What is a crisis? -- 7. Possible paths -- 8. Still alive -- 9. Mysteries of life -- 10. Two visions -- pt. 3. Heal thyself -- 11. Doctors' beginnings -- 12. "Take five years" -- 13. A piece of cake -- 14. "This was medicine" -- 15. "Maybe I can make you laugh" -- 16. Barriers to change -- pt. 4. Medicine and love are not the same thing -- 17. One experience -- 18. Families as "problems" -- 19. No one in charge -- 20. The economics of dying -- 21. The most important time -- pt. 5. Smelling the roses -- 22. "Her wishes were totally ignored" -- 23. The desire for control -- 24. Dreams coming true -- 25. The final caress -- 26. "We can celebrate" -- pt. 6. A gift of silver -- 27. Lobster Newburg -- 28. A bowl of applesauce -- 29. Illness as opportunity -- pt. 7. The lesson of the leaves -- 30. The endless cycle -- 31. An agenda for improvement -- 32. Four final lessons
Control code
70063095
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xviii, 301 p.
Isbn
9780312342241
Lccn
2006047449
Other control number
9780312342241

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