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Title Focus on the end of life : scientific and social issues / M. Powell Lawton, volume editor.
Imprint New York : Springer Pub. Co., 2001.

Series Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics ; v. 20 (2000)
Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2004115168 v. 20.
Subject Death.
Advance directives (Medical care)
Hospice care.
Right to die.
Terminal care.
Advance Directives.
Geriatrics.
Hospice Care.
Palliative Care.
Right to Die.
Terminal Care.
Alt Name Lawton, M. Powell (Mortimer Powell), 1923-2001.
Add Title End of life : scientific and social issues
Series Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics ; v. 20 (2000)
Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2004115168 v. 20.
Subject Death.
Advance directives (Medical care)
Hospice care.
Right to die.
Terminal care.
Advance Directives.
Geriatrics.
Hospice Care.
Palliative Care.
Right to Die.
Terminal Care.
Alt Name Lawton, M. Powell (Mortimer Powell), 1923-2001.
Add Title End of life : scientific and social issues
Description 1 online resource (xii, 326).
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Contents An overview of the end of life / M. Powell Lawton -- Ethics and spirituality / Michael Bevins and Thomas Cole -- Medical decision making toward the end of life / Robert M. Kaplan and Diane L. Schneider -- Quality-of-life trajectories of elders in the end of life / Elizabeth H. Bradley [and others] -- Measuring quality of medical care for dying persons and their families / Joan M. Teno -- Comfort in older adults at the end of life / Ann C. Hurley -- Friendship at the end of life / Brian de Vries and John A. Blando -- Healthy elders' early decisions for end-of-life living and dying / Victor G. Cicirelli -- Hospice and its role in improving end-of-life care / Susan C. Miller [and others] -- End of life in nursing homes / Miriam S. Moss -- Ethnography of the end of life / Robert L. Rubinstein -- Clinical aspects of end-of-life care / Cynthia X. Pan and Diane E. Meier.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780826116611 (electronic bk.)
0826116612 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 298452212
Additional Format Print version: Focus on the end of life. New York : Springer Pub. Co., 2001 0826113656 9780826113658 (OCoLC)45622410