An alternative to thinking about a good death or a bad death, think instead of what is an appropriate, personal death for this person. A death with dignity in the context of who the person is as an individual in their relationships with people.
Chapter 5, On Being Up Close and Personal with the Dying, in Essentials in Hospice Palliative Care, 2nd Edition, Katherine Murray, 2009.
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