Handbook For Mortals

The following online excerpts from the book Handbook for Mortals are available. For more information about the book, which you also may buy online, click here.

1.0Living With Serious Illness
2.0Enduring And Changing
3.0Finding Meaning
4.0Helping Family and Loved Ones
6.0Talking With Your Doctor
8.0Managing Other Symptoms
11.0Forgoing Medical Treatment
11.1Tube Feeding (Fluids and Food)
11.2Decisions About Resuscitation (CPR)
11.3Decisions About Ventilation
13.1Coping With Events Near Death
13.2Questions About Funerals

Adapted from The Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness, by Joanne Lynn and Joan Harrold, copyright by Joanne Lynn, used by permission of Oxford University Press.