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On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families.

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By Kübler-Ross E.. . 260 pages. The Macmillan Co., Collier-Macmillan, Ltd., London: , 1969.. Price, $1.95.

Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(6):1060. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-73-6-1060_8
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Paperback reprint of a profound, sensitive account of the "stages of dying": denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance; all of which stand against the background of hope. Influence of the patient's death on the family. A monograph based on interviews with patients and other studies at the University of Chicago. Highly recommended for medical students, house officers, practicing physicians, nurses, social workers, hospital chaplains, and all others who care for the living.


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