INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: Tribute to a mentor

November 2004 
Volume 34  Number 11
Pages 28 - 28
  PDF Version Available!


  • Figure. No caption a...

    I'm sure you were affected by the death of pioneering thanatologist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in August. How did she influence your work? —R.L., N.C.

    I was a bit surprised when I heard news of her death. Even though she once joked with me that she lived on coffee and cigarettes, I somehow believed that she'd magically evade the mortality she so graciously helped others to face.

    Figure. No caption available. When I first heard her speak 31 years ago, I was inspired to follow my affinity for working with dying patients. She taught me to visit with patients before reading their charts, all the better to listen to their symptoms and concerns. I studied all of her books and tapes and attended numerous seminars and workshops, straining to catch every heavily accented word.

    And then I did what any teacher would want an enthusiastic student to do: I developed my own style. I took her wisdom and knowledge ...

Purchase Now !

To purchase this item, follow the instructions below. If you’re not already logged in, be sure to enter your login information below to ensure that your item is saved to your File Drawer after you purchase it.

Not a member? Join now for Free!

1) If you're not already logged in, enter your information below to save this item in your File Drawer for future viewing.

User name:


Forgot your user name or password?
2)  If you have a coupon or promotional code, enter it
here.(If not, just click Continue.

Digital Coupon: (optional)

3)  Click Continue to go to the next screen, where
you'll enter your payment details.

jQuery UI Accordion - Default functionality

For life-long learning and continuing professional development, come to Lippincott's NursingCenter.

Nursing Jobs Plus
Featured Jobs
Recommended CE Articles

Blunt Chest Trauma
Journal of Trauma Nursing, November/December 2014
Expires: 12/31/2016 CE:2 $21.95

The School Age Child with Congenital Heart Disease
MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, January/February 2015
Expires: 2/28/2017 CE:2.5 $24.95

Understanding multiple myeloma
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, January/February 2015
Expires: 2/28/2017 CE:2 $21.95

More CE Articles

Subscribe to Recommended CE

Recommended Nursing Articles

Comprehensive Care: Looking Beyond the Presenting Problem
Journal of Christian Nursing, January/March 2015
Free access will expire on March 2, 2015.

Pain and Alzheimer dementia: A largely unrecognized problem
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, January/February 2015
Free access will expire on February 16, 2015.

Glycemic control in hospitalized patients
Nursing2015 Critical Care, January 2015
Free access will expire on February 16, 2015.

More Recommended Articles

Subscribe to Recommended Articles

Evidence Based Practice Skin Care Network NursingCenter Quick Links What’s Trending Events