ERIC Number: EJ482924
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Preparing for Sudden Death: Social Work in the Emergency Room.
Wells, Paula J.
Social Work, v38 n3 p339-42 May 1993
Provides guidelines from social work perspective on how social workers and health care professionals can provide bereavement counseling for families whose relatives have died in emergency room. Discusses providing family with privacy and accessibility; keeping family informed; using understandable terminology; speaking directly about death; dealing with denial and self-blame; recognizing the spirituality of death; and guiding family after death. (NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A