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The Resource A good death : a compassionate and practical guide to prepare for the end of life, Margaret Rice

A good death : a compassionate and practical guide to prepare for the end of life, Margaret Rice

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A good death : a compassionate and practical guide to prepare for the end of life
Title
A good death
Title remainder
a compassionate and practical guide to prepare for the end of life
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Rice
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The guide to facilitate much needed conversation and provide resources for grief management and palliative care. When her own mother died, Margaret Rice realised how completely unprepared she and her family had been for the experience of companioning a loved one who is dying. So she decided to go in search of the information she couldn't find when she most needed it and write the book herself - a novice's guide to death. We live in a period of intense death denial. But what if we were to smash that taboo and ask questions we want answered, like how do we know when someone is close to dying, and how do we best care for them? What actually happens to our body when we die? How do we work with medical experts? How do we deal with the non-medical issues that will come up, such as wills, finances and even social media passwords? Is morphine used to nudge death along or is this just a myth? Where do questions about euthanasia fit in with personal, lived experience? Margaret Rice lifts the lid on the taboos that surround death, sharing practical information and compassionate advice from multiple sources to break down boundaries and offer better choices of care to suit individual needs. This is a book to help the dying and their carers feel less isolated, and help us all face death better
Cataloging source
YDX
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Rice, Margaret
Dewey number
306.9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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  • Palliative treatment
  • Terminally ill
  • Grief
  • Bereavement
  • Conduct of life
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Death
  • Death
Target audience
adult
Label
A good death : a compassionate and practical guide to prepare for the end of life, Margaret Rice
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part 01: Being there for someone who is dying -- Companioning the dying -- Spiritual experiences at death -- Managing pain and other physical problems -- What will companions see when someone dies? -- What happens after someone dies? -- The unexpected death -- Saying goodbye -- Coping with grief -- Part 02: When your own time comes -- Planning for your own death -- Where will I die? -- The journey ends: we say the word 'die' -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- Resources -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781760637774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1089795856
  • 2515688
  • (OCoLC)on1089795856
Label
A good death : a compassionate and practical guide to prepare for the end of life, Margaret Rice
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part 01: Being there for someone who is dying -- Companioning the dying -- Spiritual experiences at death -- Managing pain and other physical problems -- What will companions see when someone dies? -- What happens after someone dies? -- The unexpected death -- Saying goodbye -- Coping with grief -- Part 02: When your own time comes -- Planning for your own death -- Where will I die? -- The journey ends: we say the word 'die' -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- Resources -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781760637774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1089795856
  • 2515688
  • (OCoLC)on1089795856

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