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Describing death in America : what we need to know / Kathleen M. Foley … [et al.], editors ; National Cancer Policy Board, Institute of Medicine, and Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council.
p. ; cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0-309-08725-2 (pbk.)
1. Terminal care—United States. 2. Cancer—Palliative treatment—United States.
[DNLM: 1. Terminal Care—United States. 2. Data Collection—United States. 3. Mortality—United States. 4. Quality Assurance, Health Care—United States. 5. Quality of Life—United States. 6. Terminally Ill—psychology—United States. WB 310 D449 2003] I. Foley, Kathleen M., 1944- II. National Cancer Policy Board (U.S.) III. National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Earth and Life Studies.
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