The Resource --And a time to die : how American hospitals shape the end of life, Sharon R. Kaufman

--And a time to die : how American hospitals shape the end of life, Sharon R. Kaufman

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--And a time to die : how American hospitals shape the end of life
Title
--And a time to die
Title remainder
how American hospitals shape the end of life
Statement of responsibility
Sharon R. Kaufman
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Subject
Language
eng
Title
--And a time to die
Creator
Summary
An analysis of family/hospital conflict regarding death management discusses the nature of "medicalized dying" to reveal why a mutually comfortable death can be difficult to attain
Subject
Genre
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253442
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.17/5/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.K385 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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Sharon R. Kaufman
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--And a time to die : how American hospitals shape the end of life, Sharon R. Kaufman
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Note
"A Lisa Drew book."
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-386) and index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Introduction -- pt. I. The predicament : death becomes a new kind of problem -- Death and hospital culture -- Death in life : the "person" and the experience of dying -- pt. II. The hospital system : time and the power of the pathway -- Transforming time : from deathwatch to billable treatments -- Moving things along : The heroic intervention pathway ; The paradox of resuscitation : approach/avoidance on the heroic pathway ; The revolving door pathway -- Waiting : Obstructing the order of things ; "Let's wait and see" : the indeterminate condition of old age ; Agreement and anticipation : watchful waiting -- pt. III. The politics and rhetoric of the patient's condition : "suffering," "dignity," and the "quality of life" -- Death by design -- Life support -- Hidden places : the zone of indistinction as a way of life : The specialized unit : routines without pathways, life with no end ; The shadow side of "death with dignity" -- Culture in the making
Control code
16844453
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 400 pages
Isbn
9780743264761
Lccn
2004052530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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System control number
(OCoLC)ocm55847189

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