...brings sensitivity, empathy, dignity, respect to a process that tends to devastate both the giver and receiver of the ultimate bad news. -- LTC Terry A. Dempsey, Chief of Chaplains, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
...sensitive...and extremely helpful guide to death notification, grief management, organ donation, should be read by all health-care providers. -- Thomas A. Raffin, M.D., Co-Director, Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stamford University
...well-written...covers many of the complex issues surrounding this topic...examples are demonstrative, well discussed, and have universal relevance. -- Ian C. Hood, M.D., Deputy Medical Examiner, Philadelphia, Pa
About the Author
The author has a long background as a grief and crisis counselor. During the period of research for this book he served as a psychiatric evaluator for the Univesity of California, Davis, Medical Center, which at the time served as the biggest trauma center in the U.S.