Seven dying Australians

2003, Seven dying Australians. Edited by Kellehear, Allan and Ritchie, David, St. Luke's Innovative Resources, Bendigo, Vic..

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Title Seven dying Australians
Editor(s) Kellehear, Allan
Ritchie, David
Publication date 2003
Total pages v, 131 p.
Publisher St. Luke's Innovative Resources
Place of Publication Bendigo, Vic.
Keyword(s) Death -- Australia
Terminally ill -- Australia -- Interviews
Summary Introduces us to seven different people, from different backgrounds, with different views. Their words serve to strip away the myths about death. Paradoxically, their stories of dying are full of life.
Notes Contents: 1. Fadia Saba. Trying to be normal: a teenager facing childhood cancer -- 2. Marion Miller. You just shed life: a nursing home resident talks about the future -- 3. Iain Ross Gardner. Not dying a victim: living with AIDS -- 4. Alexander Yettica. A new consciousness, a new urgency: an indigenous view of mortality -- 5. John Spura. Life for me hasn't changed: living with cancer -- 6. Keith Perera. Faith keeps me going: living with motor neurone disease -- 7. Sylvia Eriksson. Not afraid of death: a near-death experience -- David Ritchie. Listening and understanding.
ISBN 0958018804
Language eng
Field of Research 111712 Health Promotion
HERDC Research category A7 Edited book
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