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On the death of a child.
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  1. ANN GOLDMAN, Senior Lecturer in Palliative Care
  1. Great Ormond Street Hospital
  2. London

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    On the death of a child. Hindmarch C. (Pp 242, paperback, £17.95) Oxford: Radcliffe Press, 2000. ISBN 1 85775 445 X

    Death is no longer quite the taboo subject that it has been in the past but it is still a difficult topic and one which most people meet only rarely. It is easy to feel uncertain what to do and how to help a family when a child dies. It is impossible to take away their pain and so, as Celia Hindmarch observes, “bereavement work makes everyone feel inadequate and it is always tempting to look for an expert who …

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