Palliative Care

Palliative Care

The 400-year Quest for A Good Death

Book - 2015
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"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]
ISBN: 9780786497997
Branch Call Number: 616.029 VANDERP
Characteristics: x, 269 pages ; 26 cm


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