Death and dying

Lesley K Bowker, James D Price and Sarah C Smith

in Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199586097
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740817 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Death and dying

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Breaking bad news 638

HOW TO . . . Break bad news 639

Bereavement 640

HOW TO . . . Promote a ‘healthy bereavement’ 641

Palliative care 642

Symptom control in the terminally ill 644

HOW TO . . . Prescribe a subcutaneous infusion for palliative care 646

Documentation after death 648

Other issues after death ...

Chapter.  4463 words. 

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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