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Compassionate Touch: Hands-On Caregiving for the Elderly, the Ill and the Dying by  Dawn Nelson - Paperback - Edition Unstated. - 1994 - from Wyrdhoard Books and Biblio.co.uk

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Compassionate Touch: Hands-On Caregiving for the Elderly, the Ill and the Dying

by Nelson, Dawn

Condition: Acceptable/No Jacket


Barrytown, New York, U.S.A.: Station Hill Press, 1994. Acceptable in pink pictorial wraps. Corner wear, rubbing, creases along all extremities; chipping along edges. Front tail is crimped. chipped & dinged, through Table of Contents; rear as well, less so. Front wrap lifts. Nicks to spine tail. Hinge creases each side."Geriatric Resources" sticker on rear. All edges of text-block soiled. Interior clean, unmarked, tight. "Compassionate touch is a gentle, sensitive and non-intrusive program of massage, touch therapy, and comfort care, supported by such helping skills as active listening, reflective communication, intuitive feedback, guided relaxation, and breathing awareness. Its aim it to ease both physical and emotional pain in a way that medication and medical procedures simply cannot."--cover copy. Edition Unstated.. Soft Cover. Acceptable/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Used.


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