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Following up from a previous article on useful books for paediatricians I wanted to recommend this book for supporting doctors when dealing with very sad situations and finding an approach which is helpful to families.
When Bad Things Happen to Good People
Harold S Kushner
Published in Great Britain 1992, first published in 1981 in New York. Latest edition 2001.
I cannot remember who suggested this book to me, but I think I was struggling at the time with the issue of ‘what can I say to make things better for this family’. This book was a great help in finding a …
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