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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Terminally ill children -- Care,
  • Palliative treatment,
  • Palliative Care -- Child,
  • Terminal Care -- Child,
  • Attitude to Death,
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison,
  • Family,
  • Pastoral Care,
  • Religious Philosophies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Goldman, Hain, and Liben.
ContributionsGoldman, Ann., Hain, Richard., Liben, Stephen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRJ249 .O94 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3407566M
ISBN 100198526539
ISBN 109780198526537
LC Control Number2005023371

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