The Resource How to get the death you want : a practical and moral guide, John Abraham

How to get the death you want : a practical and moral guide, John Abraham

Label
How to get the death you want : a practical and moral guide
Title
How to get the death you want
Title remainder
a practical and moral guide
Statement of responsibility
John Abraham
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book serves as a manual of death education that will help patients and their advocates to decide how they wish their lives to end, with practical and legal information to achieve that goal."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abraham, John
Dewey number
616.02/9
Index
no index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.A27 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminally ill
  • Terminal care
  • Thanatology
Label
How to get the death you want : a practical and moral guide, John Abraham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is a good death? -- Saying goodbye: communicating at the end of life -- Why I, and some of my colleagues, became involved in death with dignity -- Playing God -- Tools to help you explore your attitudes and experiences -- The death taboo -- Honoring death by recognizing its benefits -- Who owns and directs our dying? -- What you need to know about advance directives and advocacy -- Active dying -- Deliberate life completion -- How to navigate a medical environment -- Practical steps when preparing for death -- A few words on grief -- Some concluding thoughts -- Epilogue: death with humor -- Appendix A: a day to be celebrated -- Appendix B: we used to die better -- Appendix C: A poem about my cupboard -- Appendix D: A physician's view of death with dignity -- Appendix E: a Unitarian's essay about avoidable distress -- Appendix F: the dementia provision -- Appendix G: physician aid in dying does not go far enough -- Appendix H: let your wishes be known to your family -- Appendix I: statement by Desmond Tutu -- Appendix J: inter/met seminary -- Appendix K: some research about "good death" -- Appendix L: euphemisms for death
Control code
ocn961152202
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780942679403
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2016046550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961152202
Label
How to get the death you want : a practical and moral guide, John Abraham
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is a good death? -- Saying goodbye: communicating at the end of life -- Why I, and some of my colleagues, became involved in death with dignity -- Playing God -- Tools to help you explore your attitudes and experiences -- The death taboo -- Honoring death by recognizing its benefits -- Who owns and directs our dying? -- What you need to know about advance directives and advocacy -- Active dying -- Deliberate life completion -- How to navigate a medical environment -- Practical steps when preparing for death -- A few words on grief -- Some concluding thoughts -- Epilogue: death with humor -- Appendix A: a day to be celebrated -- Appendix B: we used to die better -- Appendix C: A poem about my cupboard -- Appendix D: A physician's view of death with dignity -- Appendix E: a Unitarian's essay about avoidable distress -- Appendix F: the dementia provision -- Appendix G: physician aid in dying does not go far enough -- Appendix H: let your wishes be known to your family -- Appendix I: statement by Desmond Tutu -- Appendix J: inter/met seminary -- Appendix K: some research about "good death" -- Appendix L: euphemisms for death
Control code
ocn961152202
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780942679403
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2016046550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961152202

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