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When researching the film we referred to several books, articles, websites and films, some of which are listed below in the hope that others may find them helpful. There is also some useful information on palliative care organisations should you need to get in touch with them.

books

Kathryn Mannix, With the End in Mind: Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial, William Collins, 2017

Ranjana Srivastava, Tell Me the Truth: Conversations with My Patients About Cancer, Life and Death, Penguin, 2014

Atul Gawande, Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End, Picador, 2014

Atul Gawande, Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance, Penguin, 2007

Atul Gawande, Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science, Penguin, 2002

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, On Death & Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy & Their Own Families, Scribner, Reprint edition 2014

Paul Kalanithi, When Breath Becomes Air: What Makes Life Worth Living in the Face of Death?, Vintage, 2016

Henry Marsh, Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery, W&N, 2014

Siddhartha Mukherjee, Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, Fourth Estate, 2011

Sr. Agnes Panikulam, Counseling & Palliative Care: A Handbook for Counselors, CanSupport publication, 2008, info@cansupport.org

The Little Book on Hands-on Palliative Care for Nurses, CanSupport publication, info@cansupport.org

Palliative Care is Special Care, CanSupport publication, info@cansupport.org

articles

Ankur Paliwal, The long days and fleeting friendships of a palliative care worker. Sep 03, 2016, www.scroll.in

Ankur Paliwal, Too little, too late: Why palliative care is vastly inadequate in India. Oct 18, 2016, www.scroll.in

TK Devasia, God’s own country: Kerala is the best place to die in India. Oct 21, 2015, www.scroll.in

Divya Khosla, Firuza D Patel, and Suresh C Sharma, Palliative Care in India: Current Progress and Future Needs. Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 2012 Sep-Dec; 18(3): 149–154

V. Jain, Palliative care in India: Trials, tribulations, and future prospects. Journal of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, 2018;23:55-8. Available from: https://www.jmgims.co.in/text.asp?2018/23/2/55/243136

MR Rajagopal, The Current Status of Palliative Care in India, Cancer Control, 2015. Available from: http://www.cancercontrol.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/57-62-MR-Rajagopal-.pdf

films

Hospital (1970), by Frederick Wiseman IMDb.com

Near Death (1989), by Frederick Wiseman IMDb.com

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: Facing Death (2003), by Stefan Haupt IMDb.com

The English Surgeon (2007), by Geoffrey Smith IMDb.com

Chemo (2009), by Pawel Lozinski IMDb.com

Sofia’s Last Ambulance (2012), by Ilian Metev IMDb.com

Hotline (2015), by Silvina Landesman IMDb.com

Twilight of a Life (2015), by Sylvain Biegeleisen IMDB.com

palliative care organisations

CanSupport, New Delhi / India, https://cansupport.org

Helpline: +91 11 4101 0539

PALCARE, Mumbai / India palcareindia.org

Helpline: +91 808 211 0073 / +91 777 494 7281

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