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Caring for Dying Children and Their Families By Lenore Hill

Caring for Dying Children and Their Families
by Lenore Hill

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Caring for Dying Children and their Families offers a unique insight into the needs and feelings of all those involved in the care of the dying child. A sensitive and practical resource, it focuses on different aspects of death and helps people explore their own understandings and attitudes, as well as those of the child and family.
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Caring for Dying Children and Their Families by Lenore Hill

"Caring for Dying Children and their Families" should be a useful resource for professional carers confronted by terminally ill children and their families. Different types of death and illness are considered, together with the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patients and their families. This book should be of interest to all health professionals who care for dying children and their families, including paediatric nurses, health visitors, midwives, paediatricians and general practitioners.

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Table of Contents


First fears of the parents - breaking bad news. Perinatal death. Death of a twin. Sudden death. Problems for families with an HIV infected child. Physical care of the gravely sick child. Symptom control. Thinking like a child about death and dying. Enabling the dying child and their family to talk. Spiritual care of the child and family. Needs of the parents. Needs of the brothers and sisters. Needs of the extended family and other carers. The education service - meeting the needs of the sick child and their well brothers and sisters.

Additional information

GOR004718507
Caring for Dying Children and Their Families by Lenore Hill
Lenore Hill
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1994-02-10
278
0412477203
9780412477201
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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