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The inevitable hour : a history of caring for dying patients in America /
Emily K. Abel.
imprint
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
description
viii, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1421409194 (hardover : alk. paper), 1421409208 (electronic), 9781421409191 (hardover : alk. paper), 9781421409207 (electronic)
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imprint
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
isbn
1421409194 (hardover : alk. paper)
1421409208 (electronic)
9781421409191 (hardover : alk. paper)
9781421409207 (electronic)
contents note
The good death at home -- Medical professionals (sometimes) step in -- Cultivating detachment, sidetracking care -- Institutionalizing the incurable -- "All our dread and apprehension" -- "Nothing more to do" -- A place to die -- The sacred and the spiritual.
catalogue key
8900823
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-217) and index.

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