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Books that help nurses deal with death

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danceyrun specializes in Oncology.

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Does anybody know of any books that help deal with death as a nurse? Specifically oncology nursing? Or articles even

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No books. Just time and experience, and it will still hurt when you lose someone you care for.

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danceyrun specializes in Oncology.

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No books. Just time and experience' date=' and it will still hurt when you lose someone you care for.[/quote']

Thank you, suesquatch

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Jennifer0512 has 2 years experience and specializes in Pediatrics.

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Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying by Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley (both hospice nurses)

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QuiltDog specializes in Hospice Nursing.

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I agree. Final Gifts is required reading at the hospice where I work.

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The classic Elisabeth Kubler-Ross is the best place to get started. "On Death and Dying."

 

 

I also recently read "Rounds with Oscar," which might be a different perspective.

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