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Values at the End of Life The Logic of Palliative Care
ISBN: HB: 9780674545175, Harvard University Press, June 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 illus.
America's health care system was built on the principle that life should be prolonged whenever possible, regardless of the costs. This commitment has often meant that patients spend their last days suffering from heroic interventions that extend thei...
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£32,95
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Speaking for the Dying Life-and-Death Decisions in Intensive Care
ISBN: PB: 9780226615745, ISBN: HB: 9780226615608, University of Chicago Press, June 2019
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 15 line drawings, 13 tables
Seven in ten Americans over the age of age of sixty who require medical decisions in the final days of their life lack the capacity to make them. For many of us, our biggest, life-and-death decisions – literally – will therefore be made by someone el...
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£23,00
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£68,00
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My Parent's Keeper The Guilt, Grief, Guesswork, and Unexpected Gifts of Caregiving
ISBN: PB: 9780300221350, Yale University Press, May 2018
352 pp., 21x14 cm
When it comes time to provide care for those who once cared for us, where can we turn? This book offers practical guidance for a broad range of caregiving situations when family caregivers assume their new role. Uses the latest research and draws on...
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£14,99
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Diagnosed with Alzheimers or Another Dementia
ISBN: PB: 9781742576442, New Holland Publishers, September 2016
272 pp., 23.4x15.3 cm
Dementia is never one person's illness. Its ripples spread wide, enveloping family, touching friends and bumping up against professional services and care. Dementia can be cruel – hard for those affected and sometimes even harder for care partners. W...
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£14,99
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Caregiving in Alzheimer's and Other Dementias
ISBN: PB: 9780300207989, Yale University Press, June 2015
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Practical. Easy to read. Comprehensive. Encouraging. Accurate. All of these words describe this indispensable book that belongs in the hands of all family members and other caretakers of people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or othe...
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£15,99
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Winning Strategies for Successful Aging
ISBN: PB: 9780300184020, Yale University Press, January 2013
192 pp., 21x14 cm
For anyone who is approaching a 65th birthday with trepidation, this valuable book offers heartening advice on navigating the later years of life. Dr. Eric Pfeiffer, who for thirty years has cared for – and learned from – elderly people, addresses wi...
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£14,00
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Parkinson's Disease and the Family A New Guide
ISBN: PB: 9780674017511, Harvard University Press, May 2005
232 pp., 21x14 cm, 14 line illus., 5 tables
Parkinson's disease is a movement disorder characterized by tremor, stiffness, and slow gait. It affects 500,000 people in the United States, with approximately 50,000 new cases diagnosed annually. But its impact is much wider. Family members with li...
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£17,95
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