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Awake at the Bedside : Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life Care (Paperback)
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Thought leaders in the field of contemplative caregiving offer resilience, wisdom, and freedom for those who keep watch at the bedside.How do we think about death? How do we think about the dying? What’s the current state of palliative and end-of-life health care, and how can we improve it? And how do we give care without becoming emotionally and spiritually depleted? InAwake at the Bedside, pioneers of palliative and end-of-life care — as well as doctors, Dharma teachers, chaplains, poets, and caregivers of all kinds — offer insights on incredibly challenging questions like these.This book isn’t about dying. It’s about life and what life has to teach us. It’s about caring and whatgiving care really means. Equal parts instruction manual and spiritual testimony, it includes specific instructions and personal accounts to inspire, counsel, and teach. An indispensable resource for anyone involved in hospice work or caregiving of any kind.
Number of Pages: 347
Genre: Medical, Religion + Beliefs, Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Terminal Care, Counseling, Death + Grief + Bereavement
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Street Date: May 24, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-3552
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