Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 June 2011

320 Pages

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199744565

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Bookseller Code (03)

Handbook for Mortals

Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness

Second Edition

Joanne Lynn, MD, Janice Lynch Schuster, and Joan Harrold, MD

  • Up-to-date version of a popular guide for serious illness
  • Helpful for caregivers/loved ones as well as those who have life-limiting illness
  • Helps whole families understand what their loved ones are experiencing
  • Gives people the words to use in these difficult situations

New to this Edition:

  • Extensively updated, building on changing situations and experiences of users of the original edition
  • Counters the "death panel" episode in the US health reform debate

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