The Resource Facing death : where culture, religion, and medicine meet, edited by Howard M. Spiro, Mary G. McCrea Curnen, and Lee Palmer Wandel

Facing death : where culture, religion, and medicine meet, edited by Howard M. Spiro, Mary G. McCrea Curnen, and Lee Palmer Wandel

Label
Facing death : where culture, religion, and medicine meet
Title
Facing death
Title remainder
where culture, religion, and medicine meet
Statement of responsibility
edited by Howard M. Spiro, Mary G. McCrea Curnen, and Lee Palmer Wandel
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1924-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spiro, Howard M.
  • Curnen, Mary G. McCrea
  • Wandel, Lee Palmer
  • Yale University
  • Goethe-Institut (Boston, Mass.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminally ill
  • Death
  • Death
  • Death
  • Terminal Care
  • Death
  • Religion and Medicine
  • Ethics, Professional
Label
Facing death : where culture, religion, and medicine meet, edited by Howard M. Spiro, Mary G. McCrea Curnen, and Lee Palmer Wandel
Link
https://archive.org/details/facingdeathwhere00spir
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Prepared under the auspices of the Program for Humanities in Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and the Goethe-Institut, Boston."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Attending to dying : limitations of medical technology (a resident's perspective) / Eric L. Krakauer -- Before their time : a clinicians's reflections on death and AIDS / Peter A. Selwyn -- The doctor's role in death / Sherwin B. Nuland -- Thoughts on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide / Alan B. Astrow -- Learning to care for the dying / Alan C. Mermann -- Thoughts on witnessing death / James D. Kenney -- The changing face of death in children / Diane M. Komp -- When children mourn a loved one / Morris A. Wessel -- The emergence of hospice care in the United States / Florence S. Wald -- Caring for those who die in old age / Joanne Lynn -- Living in the maelstrom / Alvin Novick -- An ars moriendi for our time : to live a fulfilled life ; to die a peaceful death / Arthur E. Imhof -- The art of dying in Hindu India / Sylvia Vatuk -- Reflections on mortality from a Jewish perspective / James E. Ponet -- Catholic theology's main thoughts on death / Harald Wagner -- The law of the spirits : Chinese popular beliefs / Valerie Hansen -- The meaning of death in Islam / Ira M. Lapidius -- From this world to the next : notes on death and dying in early America / John Demos -- Ars memoriandi : the NAMES Project AIDS Quilt / Peter S. Hawkins -- Bearing the spirit home / Frederick J. Streets -- Witnessing death versus framing death / William B. McCullough -- Conclusion : retrospect and prospect / William J. Bouwsma
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 212 p.
Isbn
9780300063493
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
96002487
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)34117429
Label
Facing death : where culture, religion, and medicine meet, edited by Howard M. Spiro, Mary G. McCrea Curnen, and Lee Palmer Wandel
Link
https://archive.org/details/facingdeathwhere00spir
Publication
Note
"Prepared under the auspices of the Program for Humanities in Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and the Goethe-Institut, Boston."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Attending to dying : limitations of medical technology (a resident's perspective) / Eric L. Krakauer -- Before their time : a clinicians's reflections on death and AIDS / Peter A. Selwyn -- The doctor's role in death / Sherwin B. Nuland -- Thoughts on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide / Alan B. Astrow -- Learning to care for the dying / Alan C. Mermann -- Thoughts on witnessing death / James D. Kenney -- The changing face of death in children / Diane M. Komp -- When children mourn a loved one / Morris A. Wessel -- The emergence of hospice care in the United States / Florence S. Wald -- Caring for those who die in old age / Joanne Lynn -- Living in the maelstrom / Alvin Novick -- An ars moriendi for our time : to live a fulfilled life ; to die a peaceful death / Arthur E. Imhof -- The art of dying in Hindu India / Sylvia Vatuk -- Reflections on mortality from a Jewish perspective / James E. Ponet -- Catholic theology's main thoughts on death / Harald Wagner -- The law of the spirits : Chinese popular beliefs / Valerie Hansen -- The meaning of death in Islam / Ira M. Lapidius -- From this world to the next : notes on death and dying in early America / John Demos -- Ars memoriandi : the NAMES Project AIDS Quilt / Peter S. Hawkins -- Bearing the spirit home / Frederick J. Streets -- Witnessing death versus framing death / William B. McCullough -- Conclusion : retrospect and prospect / William J. Bouwsma
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 212 p.
Isbn
9780300063493
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
96002487
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)34117429

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