Princeton University Library Catalog

The inevitable hour : a history of caring for dying patients in America / Emily K. Abel.

Author:
Abel, Emily K. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Description:
viii, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The good death at home -- Medical professionals (sometimes) steps in -- Cultivating detachment, sidetracking care -- Institutionalizing the incurable -- "All our dread and apprehension" -- "Nothing more to do" -- A place to die -- The sacred and the spiritual.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781421409191 (hardover : alk. paper)
  • 1421409194 (hardover : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2012035112
OCLC:
808769549
RCP:
C - S