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Facing Death, Embracing Life: Understanding What Dying People Want David Kuhl

Facing Death, Embracing Life: Understanding What Dying People Want

David Kuhl

Published March 7th 2006
ISBN : 9780385660662
Paperback
336 pages
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 About the Book 

A practical and compassionate guide to living with a terminal illness, written by a well-respected palliative care doctor.In his highly regarded bestseller What Dying People Want, Dr. David Kuhl provided valuable insights into the experience ofMoreA practical and compassionate guide to living with a terminal illness, written by a well-respected palliative care doctor.In his highly regarded bestseller What Dying People Want, Dr. David Kuhl provided valuable insights into the experience of living with a terminal illness. In this guide, Dr. Kuhl distills the practical advice he presented in his first book and helps readers to cope with a terminal illness by providing concrete, step-by-step suggestions, as well as offering space for private reflection. This format will allow readers — those contending with terminal illness as well as their family and friends — to sort through difficult but vital conversations with loved ones and caregivers before they take place. This guide includes advice on:• Talking to health care providers about treatment and diagnosis• Learning the right questions to ask specialists• Finding out about alternative treatments• Considering home care vs. hospitalization• Finding sources of financial support• Offering space and guidance for recording and reflecting on larger, more emotional themes