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Die sterwende kindjie

J.T. De Jongh van Arkel
Curationis | Vol 6, No 4 | a568 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v6i4.568 | © 1983 J.T. De Jongh van Arkel | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 1983 | Published: 27 September 1983

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J.T. De Jongh van Arkel, Universiteit van Suid-Afrika, South Africa

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The thought of a child dying appears as an antithesis and thus the feelings evoked by the dying child are stronger than when older persons are dying. Around the child’s death bed there is no place for detached spectators and all become involved in caring for and supporting him. Caregivers also have a supporting responsibility towards the members of the child’s family.


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