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No place for dying : hospitals and the ideology of rescue / Helen Stanton Chapple.

Author:
Chapple, Helen Stanton [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2010.
Description:
322 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Hospital dying situations -- Rescue, stabilization, and speed -- Configuring dying and death -- Death with as little dying as possible -- "Every medical action is a transaction" : rescue as industry -- How rescue as industry minimizes dying -- Order out of chaos : the ritual of intensification -- Ritual display, palliative care, and trust -- Making a place for dying in the hospital.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781598744026 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 159874402X (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 9781598744033 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1598744038 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2009052717
OCLC:
466336288
RCP:
C - S