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Published: 01 June 2009

224 Pages | 2 black-and-white illus.

ISBN: 9780199546695

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Narrative and Stories in Healthcare

Illness, Dying and Bereavement

Edited by Yasmin Gunaratnam and David Oliviere

  • Brings together a diversity of experience and perspectives of the use of narrative and stories, from leading international scholars and practitioners in the fields of both social science and palliative care
  • Considers the value and impact of narrative approaches in the delivery of palliative and end of life care including narrative medicine, research, education, therapy, rehabilitation, user involvement, spiritual, family and bereavement care
  • Identifies examples and methods/media of working more effectively with narratives in everyday clinical practice
  • Offers 'real-world' examples from international contributors including palliative care service users and those working in the social and human sciences, medicine, theology and the creative arts

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