New PDF release: No Place For Dying: Hospitals and the Ideology of Rescue

By Helen Stanton Chapple

ISBN-10: 159874402X

ISBN-13: 9781598744026

ISBN-10: 1598744038

ISBN-13: 9781598744033

The U.S. sanatorium embodies society’s wish for itself—a technological bastion status among us and dying. What does the optimum of rescue, as ideology and undefined, suggest for the death sufferer within the health facility and for the prestige of loss of life in American tradition? This publication exhibits how demise is a administration challenge for hospitals, occupying area yet few billable encounters and of little curiosity to scientific perform or quality controls. An anthropologist and bioethicist with 20 years nursing adventure, Helen Chapple is going past present paintings on sanatorium care to offer fine-grained bills of the clinicians, sufferers, and households who navigate this uncharted, untidy, and unpredictable territory among the hugely choreographed venture of rescue and the scientific end result of loss of life. This booklet and its very important social and coverage implications make key contributions to the social technology of drugs, nursing, sanatorium management, and wellbeing and fitness care supply fields.

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