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Palliative care : the 400-year quest for a good death, Harold Y. Vanderpool

Label
Palliative care : the 400-year quest for a good death
Title
Palliative care
Title remainder
the 400-year quest for a good death
Statement of responsibility
Harold Y. Vanderpool
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Providing a detailed picture of contemporary palliative care, this book chronicles four centuries of professional and personal advances in the quest for a good death, covering the fight against futile treatments, the history of life-extending treatments and technologies, the liberation of the dying from isolation in hospitals and hard-won victories to secure patients' right to choose"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vanderpool, Harold Y
Dewey number
616.02/9
Index
index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.V34 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2015 H-034
  • WB 310
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Palliative treatment
  • Terminal care
  • Right to die
  • Palliative Care
  • Right to Die
  • Terminal Care
  • History, Modern 1601-
Label
Palliative care : the 400-year quest for a good death, Harold Y. Vanderpool
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Preface -- From proclamation to recognition: 1605-1772 -- Minute details and codified conduct:1789-1825 -- That science called euthanasia:1826-1854 -- Polarities between attention and disregard: 1859-1894 -- Challenging the overreach of modern medicine: 1895-1935 -- Never say die versus care for the dying: 1935-1959 -- Times of momentous transition: 1960-1981 -- Progress, threatening seas, and endurance: 1982-1999 -- Choices: 2000 to the present -- Epilogue -- Chapter Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn892463176
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 269 pages
Isbn
9780786497997
Isbn Type
(softcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2015019241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892463176
Label
Palliative care : the 400-year quest for a good death, Harold Y. Vanderpool
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Preface -- From proclamation to recognition: 1605-1772 -- Minute details and codified conduct:1789-1825 -- That science called euthanasia:1826-1854 -- Polarities between attention and disregard: 1859-1894 -- Challenging the overreach of modern medicine: 1895-1935 -- Never say die versus care for the dying: 1935-1959 -- Times of momentous transition: 1960-1981 -- Progress, threatening seas, and endurance: 1982-1999 -- Choices: 2000 to the present -- Epilogue -- Chapter Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn892463176
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 269 pages
Isbn
9780786497997
Isbn Type
(softcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2015019241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892463176

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