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Fragile Lives : Death, dying and care - Beverley McNamara

Fragile Lives

Death, dying and care

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Published: 21st December 2012
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A sensitively observed ethnographic account of the experience of terminal illness and care.

PrefaceChapter 1: Life in the face of deathChapter 2: Thoughts about facing deathChapter 3: The cancer storyChapter 4: Constructions of a good deathChapter 5: How we die: The uncertain worlds of terminally ill peopleChapter 6: Medicine's affair with deathChapter 7: Speaking the 'truth' about dyingChapter 8: Patient autonomy and professional controlChapter 9: The rewards and costs of caringChapter 10: Palliation: Masking pain or masking death?Methodological appendixReferencesIndex

ISBN: 9781741150667
ISBN-10: 1741150663
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 21st December 2012
Publisher: Allen & Unwin