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From the Publisher
"One of the best books available on caring for the dying, The Dying
Time combines deep insight and down-to-earth practicality. All
caregivers need to know what''s between these covers. This book
demystifies the process of death, yet honors the sacredness of
life''s final transition. Highly recommended."
Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Prayer Is Good Medicine
"Living until we die can be difficult. This book can guide you
through that time. It is practical, spiritual, and filled with
Bernie S. Siegel, M.D., author of Love, Medicine, and
Here is a comprehensive and thorough handbook for the dying and
their caregivers. Joan Furman and David McNabb walk the reader
through the dying time, providing details on how to make the
environment conducive to peace and tranquillity, give physical
care, understand and respond to the emotional and spiritual crises
that naturally occur, and stay healthy as a caregiver. They answer
with honesty and sensitivity the questions most frequently asked,
such as what actually happens at the time of death. The book also
deals with arranging for a meaningful memorial service and handling
grief for those who are left behind. And it offers guided imagery
for coping with pain and suggests literature and music to ease the
passage of those whose health is irreversibly failing.