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The art of dying well : a practical guide to a good end of life, Katy Butler

Label
The art of dying well : a practical guide to a good end of life
Title
The art of dying well
Title remainder
a practical guide to a good end of life
Statement of responsibility
Katy Butler
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on patient insights to counsel readers on how to navigate the health-care system for best-possible life quality and how to achieve an optimal end-of-life experience
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Butler, Katy
Dewey number
616.02/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.B882 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminal care
  • Death
Target audience
adult
Label
The art of dying well : a practical guide to a good end of life, Katy Butler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The lost art of dying -- RESILIENCE: The wake-up call -- Building reserves -- Finding allies in preventive medicine -- Weighing medical risks -- Getting to know the neighbors -- Knowing your medical rights -- Caring for the soul -- SLOWING DOWN: When less is more -- Simplifying daily life -- Finding allies in slow medicine, geriatrics, and a good HMO -- Reviewing medications -- Reducing screenings - Making peace with loss -- ADAPTATION: A moment of truth -- Mapping the future and making plans -- Finding allies in occupational and physical therapy -- Disaster-proofing daily life -- Making a move -- Practicing interdependence -- Being an example -- AWARENESS OF MORTALITY: The art of honest hope -- Talking to your doctor -- Understanding the trajectory of your illness -- Preparing the family -- Finding allies in palliative care -- Reflecting on what gives your life meaning -- Staying in charge -- Thinking creatively -- Redefining hope -- HOUSE OF CARDS: If only someone had warned us -- Recognizing frailty -- Avoiding the hospital -- Finding allies in House call programs -- Upgrading advance directives -- Coping with dementia -- Shifting to comfort care -- Enjoying your red velvet cake -- PREPARING FOR A GOOD DEATH: Making good use of the time you have left -- Finding allies in hospice -- Next steps -- Settling your affairs -- Choosing the time of death -- Loving, thanking, and forgiving - Getting help from your tribe -- ACTIVE DYING: The tree needs to come down -- This is what dying looks like -- Preparing for a home death -- Preparing in a nursing home -- Giving care - The final hours -- Humanizing a hospital death -- Improvising rites of passage -- Welcoming mystery -- Saying goodbye -- Toward a new art of dying
Control code
on1048659064
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 274 pages
Isbn
9781501135316
Lccn
2018037020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
616.029 B977 ; XX-N ; [A18BP118, #4, 8@26.00, LAP/ ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1048659064
  • (OCoLC)1048659064
Label
The art of dying well : a practical guide to a good end of life, Katy Butler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The lost art of dying -- RESILIENCE: The wake-up call -- Building reserves -- Finding allies in preventive medicine -- Weighing medical risks -- Getting to know the neighbors -- Knowing your medical rights -- Caring for the soul -- SLOWING DOWN: When less is more -- Simplifying daily life -- Finding allies in slow medicine, geriatrics, and a good HMO -- Reviewing medications -- Reducing screenings - Making peace with loss -- ADAPTATION: A moment of truth -- Mapping the future and making plans -- Finding allies in occupational and physical therapy -- Disaster-proofing daily life -- Making a move -- Practicing interdependence -- Being an example -- AWARENESS OF MORTALITY: The art of honest hope -- Talking to your doctor -- Understanding the trajectory of your illness -- Preparing the family -- Finding allies in palliative care -- Reflecting on what gives your life meaning -- Staying in charge -- Thinking creatively -- Redefining hope -- HOUSE OF CARDS: If only someone had warned us -- Recognizing frailty -- Avoiding the hospital -- Finding allies in House call programs -- Upgrading advance directives -- Coping with dementia -- Shifting to comfort care -- Enjoying your red velvet cake -- PREPARING FOR A GOOD DEATH: Making good use of the time you have left -- Finding allies in hospice -- Next steps -- Settling your affairs -- Choosing the time of death -- Loving, thanking, and forgiving - Getting help from your tribe -- ACTIVE DYING: The tree needs to come down -- This is what dying looks like -- Preparing for a home death -- Preparing in a nursing home -- Giving care - The final hours -- Humanizing a hospital death -- Improvising rites of passage -- Welcoming mystery -- Saying goodbye -- Toward a new art of dying
Control code
on1048659064
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 274 pages
Isbn
9781501135316
Lccn
2018037020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
616.029 B977 ; XX-N ; [A18BP118, #4, 8@26.00, LAP/ ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1048659064
  • (OCoLC)1048659064

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