Reading Material on end-of-life topics
Below are copies of articles in PDF format that have appeared on the Web related to end-of-life topics as well as links to additional web sites that might prove interesting and/or valuable. (After reading a PDF document, click the close box in the upper left hand corner to return to the index or use the Back button if it is available.)
Dealing with Death
When children die: improving palliative and end-of-life care for children and their families / Committee on Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Children and Their Families, Board on Health Sciences Policy; Marilyn J. Field and Richard E. Behrman, editors. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2003.
Caring for the dying: critical issues at the edge of life / edited by Robert M. Baird & Saturate E. Rosenbaugh. Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, c2003.
Hospice and palliative care : concepts and practice [edited by] Walter B. Forman ... [et al.] Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2003.
Last rights : a Catholic perspective on end-of-life decisions / Dolores L. Christie. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2003.
What dying people want : practical wisdom for the end of life / David Kulh. New York : Public Affairs, c2002.
Hospice care for children / edited by Ann Armstrong-Dailey, Sarah Zarbock. New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Palliative care nursing : quality care to the end of life / Marianne LaPorte Matzo, Deborah Witt Sherman, editors. New York : Springer Pub., c2001.
Terminal illness : opposing viewpoints / Mary E. Williams, book editor. San Diego : Greenhaven Press, 2001.
Law at the end of life : the Supreme court and assisted suicide / edited by Carl E. Schneider. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2000.
Death attitudes and the older adult : theories, concepts, and applications / edited by Adrian Tomer. Philadelphia, PA : Brunner-Routledge, c2000.
The hospice heritage : celebrating our future / Inge B. Corless, Zeida Foster, editors. New York : Haworth Press, c1999.
End of life issues : interdisciplinary and multidimensional perspectives / Brian de Vries, editor. New York : Springer, 1999.
Living with grief at work, at school, at worship / edited by Joyce D. Davidson and Kenneth J. Doka. Washington, D.C. : Hospice Foundation of America; Philadelphia, PA : Brunner/Mazel, c1999.
Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide / Gerald Dworkin, R.G. Frey, Sissela Bok. Cambridge; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
State initiatives in end-of-life care : policy guide for state legislators / by Dick Merritt ... [et al.] Washington, D.C. : National Conference of State Legislature, c1998.
Freedom to die : people, politics, and the right-to-die movement / Derek Humphry and Mary Clement. New York : St. Martin's Press, c1998.
A good dying : shaping health care for the last months of life / Joan K. Harrold, Joanne Lynn, editors. New York : Haworth Press, c1998.
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We grow neither better nor worse as we get old, but more like ourselves.
|I have learned little from the years that fly; but I have wrung the colour from the years.
- Frances Pollock