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Talking about death won't kill you : the essential guide to end-of-life conversations / Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Whiting PL - Whiting 306.9 K845 (Text) 51735011889523 Adult department Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 306.9 KORTES-MILLER (Text) 33946003364291 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781770414068
  • ISBN: 1770414061
  • Physical Description: 208 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : ECW Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-199) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why dying matters -- Improving our death literacy and informed decisions -- Dying matters to our families -- Inquiring minds want to know! Talking with children -- Creating a compassionate workplace -- Navigating challenging conversations with health-care providers -- Holding space for someone who is dying -- Posting, tweeting & texting: dying and death in a digital world -- Dying on (some of) our own terms -- Moving the conversation forward.
Summary, etc.:
Death is a part of life. We used to understand this, and in the past, loved ones generally died at home with family around them. But in just a few generations, death has become a medical event, and we have lost the ability to make this last part of life more personal and meaningful. Today people want to regain control over health-care decisions for themselves and their loved ones.
Subject: Death > Psychological aspects.
Terminally ill > Psychology.
Terminal care > Psychological aspects.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Death, Grief, Bereavement.
Palliative Medicine > methods.
Professional-Patient Relations.
Professional-Family Relations.
Communication.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

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