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Sick to Death and Not Going to Take it Anymore!


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Oktober 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"Joanne Lynn is a national treasure--the most articulate, courageous, and scientifically-grounded voice in our nation for the improvement of health care for people approaching the end of life. For the public and professionals alike, her work provides motivation and sound guidance for building the care system we need, a system that we do not yet, by any means, have."--Donald M. Berwick, M.D., M.P.P., President and CEO, The Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Portrait

Joanne Lynn is Director of The Washington Home Center for Palliative Care Studies, Senior Scientist at the RAND Corporation, and President of Americans for Better Care of the Dying. She is the coauthor of Improving Care for the End of Life: A Sourcebook for Health Care Managers and Clinicians (2000) and Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness (1999), among other books. She has coedited several books, including A Good Dying: Shaping Health Care for the Last Months of Life (1998) and By No Extraordinary Means: The Choice to Forgo Life-Sustaining Food and Water (1986). She has also been a physician serving people living out the end of life in hospices, nursing homes, home care, and hospitals.

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"Joanne Lynn is a national treasure - the most articulate, courageous, and scientifically-grounded voice in our nation for the improvement of health care for people approaching the end of life. For the public and professionals alike, her work provides motivation and sound guidance for building the care system we need, a system that we do not yet, by any means, have." - Donald M. Berwick, M.D., M.P.P., President and CEO, The Institute for Healthcare Improvement"
EAN: 9780520243002
ISBN: 0520243005
Untertitel: Reforming Health Care for the Last Years of Life. 'California/ Milbank Books on Health & the Public'. 7 figures, 4 tables. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: University of California Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2004
Seitenanzahl: 217 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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