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

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-
  • Palliative treatment
  • Terminal care
  • Right to die
  • Palliativmedizin
  • Palliativpflege
  • Palliativ vård
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
Lccn
2015019241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780786497997
  • (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
Lccn
2015019241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780786497997
  • (OCoLC)892463176

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