Nursing Stories: Life and Death in a German Hospice

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At a time, when the section of the older population is increasing in all western societies, more and more attention needs to be paid to the growing number of people who live with and die of drawn-out terminal illnesses, cancer being one of the most common ones. This study focuses on terminally ill people in a German hospice and addresses the question how meaningful experience is constructed for these patients in an attempt to preserve their dignity as persons. It is based on detailed and sometimes moving material from diary ...

Nursing Stories: Life and Death in a German Hospice 2006, Berghahn Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781845451516

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