Dying at home with cancer by Patricia H. Kennedy

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Cancer -- Patients -- Home care.,
  • Terminal care.,
  • Right to die.,
  • Death.,
  • Terminal care -- Methods.,
  • Home nursing.,
  • Neoplasms -- Nursing.,
  • Attitude to death.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Patricia H. Kennedy.
LC ClassificationsRC262 .K394
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 106 p. ;
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4268524M
ISBN 10039804628X
LC Control Number81014563

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