Dying Well a Guide to Enabling a Good Death by Julia Neuberger

Cover of: Dying Well | Julia Neuberger

Published by Radcliffe Medical Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Coping with death & bereavement,
  • Death & dying,
  • Terminal care nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Pain Medicine,
  • Death,
  • Grief,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Religious aspects

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9001046M
ISBN 101857759400
ISBN 109781857759402
OCLC/WorldCa56423307

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