A good death
- Taking responsibility for affecting the time of death. Hunt, R. // Palliative Medicine;1999, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p439
Comments on the importance for palliative care givers to take personal responsibility for the impact of care on patients' time of death. Recognition of areas of care that prolong patients' life; Avoidance of practices that hasten death.
- Seeing the Forest and the Trees. Weissman, David E. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Spring1999, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p1
Presents an article on the perception of palliative care physicians about death. Notions about death; Significance of identifying a dying patient; Explanation on why physicians do not recognize imminent death.
- Book Review: Death, Dying, and Social Differences. Second Edition. Haraldsdottir, Erna // Palliative Medicine;Sep2012, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p865
The article reviews 2nd edition of the book "Death, Dying, and Social Differences," edited by David Oliviere, Barbara Monroe, and Sheila Payne.
- Recent Literature. Rousseau, Paul C. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Jun2001, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p239
Presents summaries of articles on palliative treatment. 'A good death: Not just an abstract concept,' by G. Gazelle, published in the 2001 issue of the 'Journal of Clinical Oncology'; 'Life after death: A practical approach to grief and bereavement,' by D. Casarett, J.S. Kutner and J. Abrahm,...
- Balance of lifetime remaining to anticipated suffering behind. Malpas, Phillipa // Evidence Based Nursing;Jan2016, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p25
The article discusses research which explored the experience of patients facing their own mortality and their motivations for assisted death. Topics discussed include the manifestation of uncertainty about the dying trajectory in a desire of patients to control the dying process and the...
- Will Not To Be. Biller-Andorno, Nikola // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Dec2013, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p1634
The poem "Will Not To Be," by Nikola Biller-Andorno is presented. First Line: I imagine I had set a date for my own death. Last Line: My will.
- A Weekend Call. Mansel, J. Keith // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Sep2014, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p1072
A personal narrative is presented in which the author, who is also a palliative care specialist, shares his experience in caring for a patient suffering from terminal illness.
- Journey Through the End. Joshi, Aditya // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Aug2015, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p721
The poem "Journey Through the End" by Dr. Aditya Joshi is presented. First Line: The stormcrow arrives; Last Line: To those who were touched.
- Understanding the Dying Process: Transitions during Final Days to Hours. Moneymaker, Kathleen A.; White, Jocelyn // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Oct2005, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p1079
Provides a guide to understanding the dying process. Commonalities that occur when dying extends over time; Other changes that may occur while a loved one is actively dying.