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Author Bearison, David J.
Title When treatment fails [electronic resource] : how medicine cares for dying children / David J. Bearison.
Publication Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.



Descript xvii, 289 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents 1. Pediatric end-of-life care -- 2. Narrative theory, medicine, and methods -- 3. Twenty stories about how children die -- 4. Withholding or withdrawing curative treatments -- 5. Pain and suffering -- 6. Staff reacting -- 7. Patients and families reacting -- 8. Conclusions.
ISBN 0195156129 (alk. paper)
9780195156126 (alk. paper)
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Author Bearison, David J.
Subject Terminally ill children -- Care.
Terminally ill children -- Medical care.
Terminally ill children -- Care -- Psychological aspects.
Descript xvii, 289 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents 1. Pediatric end-of-life care -- 2. Narrative theory, medicine, and methods -- 3. Twenty stories about how children die -- 4. Withholding or withdrawing curative treatments -- 5. Pain and suffering -- 6. Staff reacting -- 7. Patients and families reacting -- 8. Conclusions.
ISBN 0195156129 (alk. paper)
9780195156126 (alk. paper)
Author Bearison, David J.
Subject Terminally ill children -- Care.
Terminally ill children -- Medical care.
Terminally ill children -- Care -- Psychological aspects.

Subject Terminally ill children -- Care.
Terminally ill children -- Medical care.
Terminally ill children -- Care -- Psychological aspects.
Descript xvii, 289 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents 1. Pediatric end-of-life care -- 2. Narrative theory, medicine, and methods -- 3. Twenty stories about how children die -- 4. Withholding or withdrawing curative treatments -- 5. Pain and suffering -- 6. Staff reacting -- 7. Patients and families reacting -- 8. Conclusions.
ISBN 0195156129 (alk. paper)
9780195156126 (alk. paper)

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