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Nursing the dying person

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The issues surrounding death and dying are many, ranging from those that arise in relation to organ transplantation, such as how death is to be defined and when is it thought to occur, to those concerning how the dying person is to be treated. The focus of this chapter will be on the problems raised in the latter category, as these represent the concerns of many nurses in their day-to-day work.

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© Ruth Chadwick & Win Tadd 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Applied Ethics Philosophy SectionUniversity of Wales College of CardiffUK
  2. 2.Gwent Health AuthorityUK

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