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R dying mother at home The result a concise volume "geared to the person that presents a clear picture of the issues problems and accomplishments arising from the patient's decision "to the lay person that presents a clear picture of the issues problems and accomplishments arising from the patient's decision die at home and the special role of the patient's caregiver Cathy Coyle Social Work in Health CareOne of the book's most appealing features beyond its sympathetic yet straightforward manner is that it reports research while including helpful hints and extensive uotations from actual caregivers yet straightforward manner is that it reports research while including helpful hints and extensive uotations from actual caregivers E Bader Aging TodayAndrea Sankar tells us we have not solved the problem of caregivers' pain She gives voice to the caregivers of dying patients and highlights their concerns Andrea Sankar may be the Benjamin Spock for care of the terminally ill Priscilla Kissick Hospice JournalThis book is meant for lay readers but could serve as a valuable resource for health care professionals It is an outstanding reference for thephysician to recommend to the family or caregiver of the patient who wants to die at home Using a variety of illustrative case studies Dying at Home provides useful and practical guidance for the caregivers of a dying family member or friend Joseph R Stenger Journal of Family Practi.
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to live final weeks or months at home For patients who cannot benefit from acute care in the hospital home care offers an alternative to a nursing home or hospice Advances in medical technology and pharmacology allow even those with serious illnesses to remain at hospice Advances in medical technology and pharmacology allow even those with serious illnesses to remain at relatively free of pain and symptoms and professional services are increasingly available to assist family caregivers with work that is often physically and emotionally exhaustingFirst published in 1991 Dying at Home examined the reasons behind this trend and is often physically and emotionally exhaustingFirst published in 1991 Dying at Home examined the reasons behind this trend and practical advice about assuming as much control as possible over the process of dying In this thoroughly updated edition medical anthropologist and gerontologist Andrea Sankar keeps her focus on the patient and loved ones while providing the latest information on hospice home care teams pain medications HIV and AIDS legislation on death with dignity physician assisted suicide and sources of information and support for patients and familiesDying at Home is an intimate account based on extensive interviews with family and professional caregivers as well as with other family members friends and patients The author ,choose to live
Ddresses the concerns and problems of those face the decision of whether *to for a dying loved one at home including preparing the home *care for a dying loved one at home including preparing the home for caregiving; how use professional caregivers in the home setting; managing the patient's pain agitation and other conditions; how to recognize impending death and what to do immediately after death She draws from stories that represent a wide range of circumstances and causes of deathAt home surrounded by family andfriends in a comforting environment patients have some control over what remains of their lives Home death is a powerfully significant experience the author writes despite the strain exhaustion and conflict that sometimes accompany it Its power lies in the fact that in the face of certain death the caregiver can give the person life that is the continuation of life as a social beingPraise for Dying at HomeA wealth of practical information and thoughtful discussion Milwaukee JournalBegins to fill our deficit of experience with accurate information and compassionately told stories San Francisco ChronicleThe author combines her professional knowledge of home care with her personal experience of caring for he.