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The state of dying

Komaromy, Carol (2009). The state of dying. In: Earle, Sarah; Komaromy, Carol and Bartholomew, Caroline eds. Death and Dying: A Reader. Published in association with The Open University. UK: Sage, pp. 73–79.

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Abstract

This book draws together a range of both classic and newly commissioned pieces on the multidisciplinary study of death and dying.

This contribution – drawing on an ethnographic study of dying and death in care homes for older people – considers how the period of dying is defined and the impact of this diagnosis on end-of-life care.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2009 The Open University
ISBN: 1-84787-509-2, 978-1-84787-509-9
Keywords: death and dying; older people; care homes; perfomance;
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Item ID: 11908
Depositing User: Carol Komaromy
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2009 02:50
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 08:40
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/11908
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