Table of contents for When a child dies : how pediatric physicians and nurses cope / Robert S. McKelvey.

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Acknowledgments	vii
Introduction	00
Part 1. Residents	00
1. "The patient dies and that's it, next patient!"	00
2. "They came into the hospital with a daughter and they left with a small blue box 
of her stuff."	00
3. "What prevents us from being 'midwives of death,' something that has always 
been the physician's role?"	00
4. "What could you say? It wasn't all right. Her beautiful only child was going to 
die."	00
5. "I can't remember a time that we got together and talked about our feelings. 
Men don't do that."	00
Part 2. Attending Physicians 	00
6. "It's my job to get families through the worst time in their lives." 	00
7. "Coping with death is a process. You find your own way."	000
8. "It is not about me; it's about the patient."	000
Ch9. "People don't know how long the pain from the death of a child lasts. It takes 
years."	000
10. "I love caring for young families and sick babies."	000
11. "I know I'm not God, but I always try to save them."	000
Part 3. Nurses		000
12. "No one understands what we do and no one can empathize with what we're 
going through except us."	000
13. "I've seen way too many dead babies."	000
14. "Being faced daily with the fact that life is temporary and unpredictable 
seriously affects the way I live." 	000
15. "There's nothing right about the death of a child."	000
16. "You can't open your heart to everyone and be grieving all the time."	000
Conclusion: Early Experiences with Child Patients' Deaths	000
Appendix A. Interview Questions	000
Appendix B. Survey of Prior Research	000
Notes	000
Glossary	000
Bibliography	000
Index	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Terminal care.
Children -- Death -- Psychological aspects.
Physician and patient.
Children and death.
Terminally ill children.
Death -- Personal Narratives.
Grief -- Personal Narratives.
Adaptation, Psychological -- Personal Narratives.
Medical Staff, Hospital -- psychology -- Personal Narratives.
Pediatric Nursing -- Personal Narratives.