Awareness Of Dying

Awareness Of Dying Should patients be told they are dying How do families react when one of their members is facing death Who should reveal that death is imminent How does hospital staff doctors nurses and attendants

  • Title: Awareness Of Dying
  • Author: Barney G. Glaser Anselm L. Strauss
  • ISBN: 9780202300016
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Should patients be told they are dying How do families react when one of their members is facing death Who should reveal that death is imminent How does hospital staff doctors, nurses, and attendants act toward the dying patient and his family Death, as a social ritual, is one of the great turning points in human existence, but prior to this classic work, it had beenShould patients be told they are dying How do families react when one of their members is facing death Who should reveal that death is imminent How does hospital staff doctors, nurses, and attendants act toward the dying patient and his family Death, as a social ritual, is one of the great turning points in human existence, but prior to this classic work, it had been subjected to little scientific study American perspectives on death seem strangely paradoxical the brutal fact of death is confronted daily in our newspapers yet Americans are unwilling to talk openly about the process of dying itself Awareness of Dying, using a highly original theory of awareness, examines the dying patient and those about him in social interaction, it gives us a language and tools of analysis for understanding who knows what about dying, under what circumstances, and what difference it makes.The authors use their finely detailed observations to develop theoretical constructs that will be of use in many other interactions and situations Awareness of Dying was the first study of dying in hospitals, and has proven a useful handbook for chaplains, social workers, nurses, and doctors in confronting the many ethical and personal problems that arise in the dying situation Now available in paperback, it is destined to reach new audiences interested in this key part of all life.

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    1. This was the first sociological study to explicitly deploy the Grounded Theory method in qualitative analysis. I read this book primarily to understand how GT was used in a successful study. The symbolic interaction of hospitalized death is fascinating. Glaser and Strauss organize their analysis around one primary key variable (the awareness context). Medically we can say that the patient is either dying or she is not. But the various people who interact with the patient (including the patient h [...]

    2. This book is suitable for anyone who is willing to understand the roots of the grounded theory method. For a reader of current GTA based studies such experience might be rather refreshing. Glaser and Strauss used their detailed observations and conducted interviews to examine the dying patient and those around him in social interactions - family members, nurses, doctors, social workers, chaplains The book brings deep understanding of complex, difficult and unfortunatelly still frequent situation [...]

    3. I had to read this for a course in constructing theory from our data (as opposed to finding a way for our data to fit a theory). I actually really enjoyed it. It was a very emotional read and I had to constantly remind myself that it was written a long time ago and the experience of dying in a hospital is different now. But the subject matter was eyeopening, and the book was an excellent example of how to use our data to create our viewpoint and being open to unexpected discoveries.

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