The Resource Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics : scientific and social issues, Volume 20, Focus on the end of Life, M. Powell Lawton, volume editor, (electronic resource :)

Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics : scientific and social issues, Volume 20, Focus on the end of Life, M. Powell Lawton, volume editor, (electronic resource :)

Label
Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics : scientific and social issues, Volume 20, Focus on the end of Life
Title
Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics
Title remainder
scientific and social issues
Title number
Volume 20
Title part
Focus on the end of Life
Statement of responsibility
M. Powell Lawton, volume editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The study of ""the end of life"" has become a major focus on medicine, the social sciences, ethics, and religion. This volume brings together the latest research on issues around death and dying, life's attributes as it nears death, planning and preparation for death, and care and intervetion-related issues. This evidence-based finding of this volume will help shape how we approach the topic for years to come
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
362.6
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RC952.A1
LC item number
A5620 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1923-2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lawton, M. Powell
Series statement
Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics,
Series volume
v. 20
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Advance directives (Medical care)
  • Death
  • Hospice care
  • Right to die
  • Terminal care
Label
Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics : scientific and social issues, Volume 20, Focus on the end of Life, M. Powell Lawton, volume editor, (electronic resource :)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Forthcoming Contents for Volume 21; 1. An Overview of the End of Life; 2. Ethics and Spirituality: Strangers at the End of Life?; 3. Medical Decision Making Toward the End of Life: Ethical, Economic, and Health Policy Implications; 4. Quality-of-Life Trajectories of Elders in the End of Life; 5. Measuring Quality of Medical Care for Dying Persons and Their Families: Preliminary Suggestions for Accountability; 6. Comfort in Older Adults at the End of Life; 7. Friendship at the End of Life
  • 8. Healthy Elders' Early Decisions for End-of-Life Living and Dying9. Hospice and Its Role in Improving End-of-Life Care; 10. End of Life in Nursing Homes; 11. The Ethnography of the End of Life: The Nursing Home and Other Residential Settings; 12. Clinical Aspects of End-of-Life Care; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (345 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611806224
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000704974
  • (EBL)423570
  • (OCoLC)437109885
  • (SSID)ssj0000156340
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11946842
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000156340
  • (PQKBWorkID)10123703
  • (PQKB)10074616
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC423570
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000704974
Label
Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics : scientific and social issues, Volume 20, Focus on the end of Life, M. Powell Lawton, volume editor, (electronic resource :)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Forthcoming Contents for Volume 21; 1. An Overview of the End of Life; 2. Ethics and Spirituality: Strangers at the End of Life?; 3. Medical Decision Making Toward the End of Life: Ethical, Economic, and Health Policy Implications; 4. Quality-of-Life Trajectories of Elders in the End of Life; 5. Measuring Quality of Medical Care for Dying Persons and Their Families: Preliminary Suggestions for Accountability; 6. Comfort in Older Adults at the End of Life; 7. Friendship at the End of Life
  • 8. Healthy Elders' Early Decisions for End-of-Life Living and Dying9. Hospice and Its Role in Improving End-of-Life Care; 10. End of Life in Nursing Homes; 11. The Ethnography of the End of Life: The Nursing Home and Other Residential Settings; 12. Clinical Aspects of End-of-Life Care; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (345 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611806224
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000704974
  • (EBL)423570
  • (OCoLC)437109885
  • (SSID)ssj0000156340
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11946842
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000156340
  • (PQKBWorkID)10123703
  • (PQKB)10074616
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC423570
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000704974

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