Takree There is a symbolic language of the dying. She is uncomplaining and not a problem. Gone From My Sight contained nothing but the facts from a Registered Nurse who had probably witnessed many deaths. But it gave the facts in a very respectful manner so that you could myy yourself for what is soon to come.
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Shelves: death-dying , medical , highly-recommend This is a short pamphlet style of book which succinctly explains the dying process for people who have not witnessed death before. As a social worker, I use this book on a regular basis to give to families on hospice care to explain the process. There is real value here for someone confronted with an unfamiliar experience of a loved in hospice. May 04, Tanya Harrison rated it it was amazing Difficult book to read when you have a loved one who will soon experience this process.
But it gave the facts in a very respectful manner so that you could prepare yourself for what is soon to come. I appreciate having this book to comfort me when I have questions about what is happening to my loved one.
Recent update The hospice nurse urged her to read it the night before my Father died. Because of this book she was able to say goodbye to her husband and have Difficult book to read when you have a loved one who will soon experience this process. Because of this book she was able to say goodbye to her husband and have his family with him as he took his last breath. This book probably changed her grieving experience, giving her the clarity she needed at a time it counted the most.
The day after Easter, she had a stroke. She was evaluated for a week in the hospital and doctors discovered that she has metastatic colon cancer that has moved to her lungs.
She returned to her home with hospice care waiting for us. She was given months to live. She is passing to the later stages of the death process and will not be with us much longer. I have appreciated this book.
Com rated it it was amazing An outstanding resource that is very short, very clear and very helpful in our understanding the signs of later life and the approach to the transition from this life to the next. Its a calming, reassuring resource to have and was given to me by a social worker before my Daddy was admitted to Hospice.
It gave me a sense of peace and preparation so that when Daddy crossed over, I saw it as a gift to witness; not something to fear. An outstanding resource that is very short, very clear and very helpful in our understanding the signs of later life and the approach to the transition from this life to the next. This book deserves 5 stars as it prepares the ones left to live without their loved ones. I dont feel it lacks anywhere it gives you the basics and from there you can deal with each part of the death process.
It is wonderfully written and sensitively put together. I recommend it to anyone who has someone they love dying from whatever cause.
Gone From My Sight: The Dying Experience (The Dying Experience)
Your cart is currently empty. Each person was going through the stages of death in almost the same manner. And most families had the same questions. These realizations led Barbara to sit down and write the " Little Blue Book. Gone From My Sight has been in print continuously since and has sold over thirty million copies. It is the original source. In these films, Barbara compassionately explains the stages of the dying process, talks about behavior changes as they pertain to food, sleep, and withdrawal, and addresses issues relating to the use of narcotics, addiction, and overdosing.