Sudden Death in Childhood
Support for the Bereaved Family
- Ann Dent, SRN, PhD(Social Policy), Honourary Research Fellow, Bristol University, UK
- Alison Stewart, RGN, RM, RHV, PhD(Nursing), Senior Lecturer and Postgraduate Programme Leader, School of Nursing, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Ann Dent and Alison Stewart have researched and written extensively on family grief and this book is an extremely useful and comprehensive tool for all health professionals, as well as for students undertaking further postgraduate study.
- Published: January 2004
- Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
- ISBN: 978-0-7506-5646-7
Table of ContentsIntroduction
Loss as part of family life
What is bereavement?
The grief of parents
The grief of children
The grief of grandparents
How can we help bevereaved families?
How can health professionals help bereaved families in hospital?
How can professionals help bereaved families in the community?
Support for ourselves