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The Inevitable Hour A History of Caring for Dying Patients in America

Abel, Emily K

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  • Creator Emily K. Abel
  • Format Books
  • Publication Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013 ©2013.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (237 p.)
  • ISBNs 9781421409207, 1421409208, 1421409194
  • OCLC ocn846541253

Notes

  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-217) and index.
  • English

Contents

  • The good death at home -- The medical profession (sometimes) steps 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
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