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When Children Die

Improving Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Children and Their Families

When Children Die( )
Editor: Field, Marilyn J.
Behrman, Richard E.
Author: Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Children and Their Families Committee,
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine Staff,
Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Staff,
Board on Health Sciences Policy Staff,
Publication Date:Feb 2003
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.95
Book Description:

The death of a child is a special sorrow. No matter the circumstances, a child’s death is a life-altering experience. Except for the child who dies suddenly and without forewarning, physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel usually play a central role in the lives of children who die and their families. At best, these professionals will exemplify “medicine with a heart.†At worst, families’ encounters with the health care system...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Terminal Care
Social Science / Death & Dying
Medical / Nursing / Palliative Care
Medical / Health Policy
Law / Medical Law & Legislation
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:2.046 Pounds

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