Accepting Death and Dying Well: Additional Resources: Background information when reading The Best Care Possible

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The Best Care Possible

A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life

by Ira Byock

The Best Care Possible
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    Mar 2012, 336 pages
    Mar 2013, 336 pages

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Accepting Death and Dying Well: Additional Resources

One cannot finish Dr. Byock's book without resolving, as much as possible, to take responsibility for one's own death and to become deeply involved in the experiences and medical treatments of those we love who are dying.

His website,, provides readers with additional information and helpful resources on the topic of dying, specifically on the emotional work required when saying our final farewells:

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