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The intention of this volume is to consolidate and disseminate valuable practical wisdom with professionals in the local and international communities who serve Chinese patients and their family members.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. xiii-xiv
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. xvii-xxv
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  1. 1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-11
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  1. PART ONE: DEATH
  2. p. 13
  1. 2. Our Memorial Quilt: Recollections of Observations from Clinical Practice on Death, Dying and Bereavement
  2. pp. 15-30
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  1. 3. A Personal Journey: The Physician, the Researcher, the Relative, and the Patient
  2. pp. 31-64
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  1. 4. "Letting Go" and "Holding On": Grieving and Traditional Death Rituals in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 65-86
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  1. 5. Making Peace with the Unknown: A Reflection on Daoist Funerary Liturgy
  2. pp. 87-92
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  1. 6. Death from the Buddhist View: Knowing the Unknown
  2. pp. 93-103
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  1. 7. Autopsy in Chinese: A Forensic Pathologist's View
  2. pp. 105-116
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  1. 8. Death Metaphors in Chinese
  2. pp. 117-126
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  1. 9. What Is Good Death: Bridging the Gap between Research and Intervention
  2. pp. 127-135
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  1. PART TWO: DYING
  2. p. 137
  1. 10. Impact of Palliative Care on the Quality of Life of the Dying
  2. pp. 139-150
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  1. 11. Dying: The Last Month
  2. pp. 151-167
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  1. 12. Euthanasia and Forgoing Life-sustaining Treatment in the Chinese Context
  2. pp. 169-181
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  1. 13. Community Palliative Care in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 183-193
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  1. 14. The Role of Chinese Medicine in Cancer Palliative Care
  2. pp. 195-208
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  1. 15. Providing End-of-Life Care: Enhancing Effectiveness and Resilience
  2. pp. 209-223
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  1. 16. Care for Chinese Families with Patients Facing Impending Death: Nurses' Perspectives
  2. pp. 225-239
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  1. 17. Walking a Tightrope: The Loss and Grief of Parents of Children with Cancer in Shanghai
  2. pp. 241-250
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  1. PART THREE: BEREAVEMENT
  2. p. 251
  1. 18. Bereavement Care in Hong Kong: Past, Present and Future
  2. pp. 253-260
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  1. 19. When East Meets West: Implications for Bereavement Counselling
  2. pp. 261-271
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  1. 20. The Use of Structured Therapeutic Bereavement Groups
  2. pp. 273-283
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  1. 21. The Use of Volunteers in Bereavement Care
  2. pp. 285-292
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  1. 22. The Day After: Experiences of Bereaved Suicide Survivors
  2. pp. 293-310
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  1. 23. Conclusion
  2. pp. 311-318
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  1. References
  2. pp. 319-348
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 349-357
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882203846
Related ISBN
9789622097872
MARC Record
OCLC
650845437
Pages
384
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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