Return to home page
Searching: Muskingum library catalog
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
Author Sandman, Lars.
Title A good death : on the value of death and dying / Lars Sandman.
Imprint Maidenhead, Berks ; New York : Open University Press, 2005.

Series Facing death
Facing death.
Subject Death.
Palliative treatment.
Attitude to Death.
Palliative Care -- ethics.
Social Values.
Terminal Care -- ethics.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 172 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-166) and index.
Contents Ethics and value -- Dying, death and beyond -- Global features of death and dying -- Facing death -- Prepared to die -- The environment of dying and death -- Ideas about good dying within palliative care.
Summary Using philosophical/analytical methods and theories, this book critically discusses ideas about what makes for a good or better death within a palliative care context. As well as discussing ideas on good dying, the author discusses how these ideas might affect the practice of palliative care. The book will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students, and professionals with an interest in palliative care and end-of-life issues.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780335227747 (electronic bk.)
0335227740 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 244484680
Additional Format Print version: Sandman, Lars. Good death. Maidenhead, Berks ; New York : Open University Press, 2005 0335214118 9780335214112 (OCoLC)56630622