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6 edition of Communicating at the End of Life found in the catalog.

Communicating at the End of Life

Finding Magic in the Mundane (LEA"s Series on Personal Relationships) (Lea"s Series on Personal Relationships)

by Elissa Foster

  • 295 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communication Studies,
  • Personal & public health,
  • Terminal care nursing,
  • Sociology,
  • Interpersonal communication,
  • Social Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Terminal Care,
  • Death & Dying,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication,
  • Social Science / Death & Dying,
  • Hospice care,
  • Volunteer workers in terminal care,
  • Communication

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7938473M
    ISBN 100805855661
    ISBN 109780805855661


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"Communicating at the End of Life views out-patient hospice care through the eyes of a doctoral student doing ethnography by volunteering. The book offers an honest record of what volunteer visits feel like, moment by moment.

New hospice volunteers and volunteer-coordinators will find the book of particular interest." ―Arthur W. FrankCited by: Communicating serious news and dealing with end-of-life issues are poorly taught in medical school, but something that is constantly present in practice.

This book is a quick read, but a great resource in how to have those discussions go by:   Adrienne Betteley, palliative and end of life care programme manager at MacMillan Cancer Support believes good communication skills for a nurse are especially vital when it comes to palliative care.

“Good communication can reassure and alleviate or reduce anxiety and distress,” she says. “You only get one chance to get it right when. "Communicating at the End of Life views out-patient hospice care through the eyes of a doctoral student doing ethnography by volunteering.

The book offers an honest record of what volunteer visits feel like, moment by moment. New hospice volunteers and volunteer-coordinators will find the book of particular interest." —Arthur W.

Frank. People often feel awkward and ill at ease when faced with the opportunity for communication at the end of life, thus the overall theme for the articles in this special issue is the creation of. At the very end of his book, Schultze writes, Our call to Christian discipleship is rooted in the person of Jesus Christ, not merely in noble theories and effective methods.

In contrast to perspectives such as the magic bullet theory of the early days of mass media, I found Schultzes thoroughly Christian worldview refreshing/5. An accessible guide to communicating with children when a parent is at the end of life. Covering types of communication, language, sharing appropriate information, barriers to effective communication and developing communication skills, it will help professionals to support children through the challenges of coping with parental terminal illness.

Get this from a library. Communicating at the end of life: finding magic in the mundane. [Elissa Foster] -- This enlightening volume provides first-hand perspectives and ethnographic research on communication at the end of life, a topic that has gone largely understudied in communication literature.

Author. Communicating at the End of Life recounts the stories of Foster and six other volunteers and their communicative experiences with dying patients, using communication theory and research findings to identify insights on the relationships they form throughout the process.

What unfolds is a scholarly examination of a subject that is significant to.