At Death's Door: End of Life Stories from the Bedside


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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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6.2 X 9.0 X 1.0 inches | 0.01 pounds

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About the Author

Sebastian Sepulveda, MD, is a nephrologist in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with Lowell General Hospital and has nearly 30 years' experience as a doctor and professor of medicine, specializing in emergency medicine and end of life care. He has also worked as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia, now known as Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia. He has been a nephrology associate from 2000-2005 in Lowell, Massachusetts, and since then, has been in private practice, specializing in internal medicine, critical care medicine, and in nephrology, which deals with kidney problems. He has been a member of several professional organizations that deal with terminal patients, including the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American Society of Nephrology, and the American College of Chest Physicians. He has received an award from the National Kidney Foundation's North Carolina chapter, and has about a half-dozen publications in medical journals. He conducts workshops and seminars for patients with serious illnesses and family members to help them better understand and make arrangements for end-of-life care. Gini Graham Scott is a nationally known writer, consultant, speaker, and seminar leader, specializing in business and work relationships, professional and personal development, social trends, lifestyles, and criminal justice. Scott has published over 50 books with major publishers and has published 40 books under her own publishing label Changemakers Publishing, primarily on popular business and self-help topics. She has co-authored books with numerous writers, including Preventing Credit Card Fraud with Jen Grondahl Lee and American Justice? with Paul Brakke. She is a HuffPost regular columnist, she comments on social trends, new technology, and everyday life. Recent books include The New American Middle Ages, Scammed: Learn from the Biggest Consumer and Money Frauds Not to Be a Victim and Lies and Liars: How and Why Sociopaths Lie and How You Can Detect and Deal with Them. She has received national media exposure for her books, including appearances on Good Morning America, Oprah, and CNN.