A First for Jacob

Tournay, Anne
June 2006
Journal of Palliative Medicine;Jun2006, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p805
Academic Journal
Discusses the author's experience caring for and dealing with the death of her disabled son. Medical condition of her son; Her relationship with her son; Details of how she argued with hospital staff to allow her bring home his son and let him die in his room.


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