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Dancing With Broken Bones : Portraits of Death and Dying among Inner-City Poor

Dancing With Broken Bones : Portraits of Death and Dying among Inner-City Poor - 04 edition

Dancing With Broken Bones : Portraits of Death and Dying among Inner-City Poor - 04 edition

ISBN13: 9780195165265

ISBN10: 0195165268

Dancing With Broken Bones : Portraits of Death and Dying among Inner-City Poor by David Wendell Moller - ISBN 9780195165265
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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International: No
Dancing With Broken Bones : Portraits of Death and Dying among Inner-City Poor by David Wendell Moller - ISBN 9780195165265

ISBN13: 9780195165265

ISBN10: 0195165268

Edition: 04

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Summary

This book tells the stories of patients whose stories are typically not told: the urban dying poor. By illustrating how the issues and needs of this especially vulnerable group are shaped by the experience of living in poverty, this work provides an important contribution to the growing literature on palliative care for special populations.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements

1. Crossing the Tracks: An Introduction

2. Dying Poor: An Invisible World

3. Dying in the Public Hospital System: Institutional Arrangements and Provider Perspectives

4. Courage Through Suffering: Snapshots of the Dying Poor

5. Triumph and Faith Through Harsh Reality and Personal Tragedy: Lucille Angel

6. Life on the Brink: Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler

7. A Conclusion: Conscious Listening, Mindful Presence - A Lesson Learned

Epilogue

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