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Medicine and disease in relation to psychology. Terminal care. Dying

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  • Being Mortalby Atul Gawande

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 10.65

    New York Times Number One bestseller Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2014 In Being Mortal, Gawande examines his experiences as a surgeon, as he confronts the realities of aging and dying in his patients and in his family, as well as the limits of what he can do. And he emerges with story that crosses the globe and history,... more...

  • Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicineby Eduardo Bruera; Sriram Yennurajalingam

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 52.99

    This handbook provides an easily navigable source of information about the day-to-day management of patients requiring palliative and hospice care. Succinct, evidence-based, topically focused content is supplemented by extensive tables and algorithms. T more...

  • Palliative Care in Clinical Practiceby Giovambattista Zeppetella

    Springer London 2012; US$ 39.95

    An accessible but comprehensive guide to the rapidly developing field of palliative care Covers palliative care across a range of diseases and clinical settings Addresses recent advances in pain management both in terms of drugs that can be prescribed and delivery methods more...

  • Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicineby Nathan Cherny; Marie Fallon; Stein Kaasa

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 349.99

    The definitive Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, now in its fifth edition, has again been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field of extraordinary talent and thoughtfulness.Updated to include new sections devoted to assessment tools, care of patients with cancer, and the management of issues in the very young and... more...

  • Die personenbedingte Kündigung wegen Krankheitby Renate Knauf

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 39.29

    Der praktisch bedeutsamste Fall der personenbedingten Kündigung ist die Kündigung wegen Krankheit. Zwar kann die Krankheit alleine eine Kündigung niemals rechtfertigen, jedoch ist sie auch kein Kündigungshindernis. Für den Arbeitnehmer treten neben der Belastung der Erkrankung noch die Gefahr des Verlustes der beruflichen Existenz auf, denn es kann... more...

  • Die Ausbildung Ehrenamtlicher für Sorgentelefoneby Susanne Pauer

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.16

    Über zwei Millionen Anrufe gehen jährlich bei der TelefonSeelsorge sowie viele weitere bei anderen Trägern von Seelsorge-Telefonen ein. Um diese Masse an Anrufen bewältigen zu können, werden häufig Ehrenamtliche für diese Aufgabe ausgebildet. Da diese Ehrenamtlichen zunächst meistens Laien in diesem Bereich sind, ist es notwendig sie entsprechend auf... more...

  • Sterben im Hospizby Stefan Dreßke

    Campus Verlag 2005; US$ 19.18

    Wenn wir ans Sterben denken, wünschen wir uns, ruhig und friedlich einzuschlafen. Vor allem aber wollen wir eine hohe Lebensqualität bis zum Lebensende. Diese Ansprüche lassen sich in der Praxis heutiger Pflegeheime und Krankenhäuser kaum erfüllen. Aus diesem Grund gibt es das Hospiz, das sich auch als "Labor des guten Sterbens" sehen lässt.... more...

  • The Hospice Companionby Perry G Fine

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 28.99

    The Hospice Companion is designed to promote, establish, maintain and continuously improve comprehensive systems of care that ensure the highest quality of services to meet the needs of patients and their families during the last phase of life. On behalf of their patients, all hospice providers must inculcate processes of care that lead to maximal... more...

  • Dignity Therapy : Final Words for Final Daysby Harvey Max Chochinov

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 48.99

    Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care. Translating that principle into methods of guiding care at the end of life, however, can be a complicated and daunting task. Dignity therapy, a psychological intervention developed by Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov and his internationally lauded research group, has... more...