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In the Face of Death: Professionals Who Care for the Dying and the Bereaved
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In the Face of Death: Professionals Who Care for the Dying and the Bereaved

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Papadatou, Danai
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-10256-0
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 76
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In the Face of Death explores the experiences of health care professionals who care for the seriously ill, the dying, and the bereaved. In this book, Danai Papadatou offers a practical approach to caregiving, as well as a breadth and depth of insight into both the patient's and the caregiver's responses to death.

The author discusses the issues and challenges health care professionals face when treating dying and bereaved patients. Topics include: compassion fatigue, the inevitability of suffering and the potential for growth, suffering in the workplace, team functioning in death situations, and team resilience.

The main themes are:
* The Caring Relationship focuses on the relationship between the care provider and the person who is dying or grieving, and proposes a new, relationship-based model of care
* The Care Provider in Death Situations addresses the health professional's personal responses to death, using a model that illustrates the grieving process of the health professional
* The Team in the Face of Death provides recommendations for effective, interdisciplinary care services that support dying or bereaved patients as well as the health care provider

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Papadatou, Danai
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-10256-0
  • Specialty:
    Gerontology
    Issues & Trends in Nursing
    Palliative Medicine
    Psychology
    Social Work
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 360
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2009
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 76

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