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Author Brody, Jane E.

Title Jane Brody's Guide to the great beyond : a practical primer to help you and your loved ones prepare medically, legally, and emotionally for the end of life / Jane Brody.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2009]


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 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  616.029 B78J    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Non Fiction  616.029 BRODY    Check Shelf
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Description xxiv, 287 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents End-of-life issues are not new for me -- Get ready now for the great beyond -- Death is inevitable, so be prepared -- A good death: there's more than one right way to die -- Advance directives: a living will is not enough --Funeral? Memorial? Why plan ahead for the end -- Charting a course to the end of life -- Uncertain future: living with a bad prognosis -- Coma: when the brain is on hold -- Living well to the end: where and how -- Caregiving: tending someone at the end of life -- Hospice and palliative care: don't wait until it's too late -- Spiritual care: lighten and enlighten and end-of-life journey -- When a child is dying: surviving the nightmare -- What to say: conversations at the end of life -- Doctors who disappear: what can be done about it -- Assisted dying: what to consider when illness is unbearable -- Grief: it's not a disease -- Life after death: what you leave behind counts -- Organ and body donations: a gift of life -- Autopsy: valuable lessons from the dead -- Lasting legacies: leave memories and life lessons -- From the start consider the finish.
Subject Advance directives (Medical care) Popular works.
Palliative treatment -- Popular works.
Terminal care -- Popular works.
Advance Directives -- Popular Works.
Palliative Care -- Popular Works.
Terminally Ill -- Popular Works.
Tissue and Organ Procurement -- Popular Works.
Added Title Guide to the great beyond
ISBN 9781400066544 alkaline paper
1400066549 alkaline paper
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