Palliative Medicine

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Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Victor R. Preedy
June 28, 2019

Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition, is a comprehensive guide, providing exhaustive information on nutrition and diet in terminal and palliative care. It covers physical, cultural and ethical aspects, bridging the intellectual divide in being suitable for novices and...

Spiritually Competent Practice in Health Care

1st Edition

John Wattis, Stephen Curran, Melanie Rogers
August 14, 2017

This book will be of tremendous use to all healthcare professionals from physicians to nurses to social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and chaplains. The pathway taken here is a sensible and reasonable one, emphasizing a patient-centred approach that underscores the importance of spiritually...

Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care

2nd Edition

Eduardo Bruera, Irene Higginson, Charles F. von Gunten
August 05, 2016

"…the thoroughness of the text has to be admired. It is an excellent starting point for students of palliative care which makes an important contribution to any library."—British Journal of Hospital Medicine "… covers a plethora of topics ranging from the development of palliative medicine in...

Spirituality and Coping with Loss: End of Life Healthcare Practice

1st Edition

Wendy Greenstreet
May 12, 2016

Spirituality and Coping with Loss: End of Life Healthcare Practice describes a research study that reflects nurses’ experience of the nature of loss encountered in end of life care settings as well as the ways in which spirituality is a resource in coping in these situations. Key findings indicate...

Heart Failure and Palliative Care: A Team Approach, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Miriam Johnson, Richard Lehman, Karen J. Hogg
September 21, 2015

Full of practical, evidence based advice, Heart Failure and Palliative Care encourages a multidisciplinary team based approach. It stimulates joint working between primary care, cardiology and palliative care teams – raising awareness of the problems associated with supportive and palliative care...

Delivering Cancer and Palliative Care Education

1st Edition

Lorna Foyle, Janis Hostad
October 15, 2014

The quality of cancer and palliative care is going through unprecedented change and development as a result of policy initiatives. The impact of these policies on education is unparalleled and it is essential that clinicians and educationalists are aware of the policy formation processes and...

Palliative Care Within Mental Health: Care and Practice

1st Edition

David Cooper, Jo Cooper
August 28, 2014

This thought provoking and highly practical book is not just about caring for the dying within mental health, but also applying the quality care and practice of palliative care within mental health practice. Multidisciplinary in its approach, it focuses on intervention, treatment, care and practice...

Enhancing Compassion in End-of-Life Care Through Drama: The Silent Treatment

1st Edition

Ewan Jeffrey, David Jeffrey
July 28, 2013

'Healthcare professionals spend much of their time listening to stories of sickness related by patients and their families. It thus seems appropriate that drama, which is primarily concerned with exploring narratives, change and crises and relies, like the clinical situation, on communication, is...

Palliative Care within Mental Health: Principles and Philosophy

1st Edition

David B. Cooper, Jo Cooper
October 31, 2012

Is there a place for palliative care within mental health? This inspirational book offers an excellent foundation for integrating best-practice specialist palliative care into serious and enduring mental health service delivery. The shared practice values and vision between these two disciplines...

Imaging for Students

4th Edition

David A. Lisle
January 27, 2012

Imaging for Students delivers step-by-step guidance to the range of imaging techniques available, providing a clear explanation of how each imaging modality actually works, and including information on the associated risks and hazards. Throughout, the importance of patient preparation and...

Communication in Palliative Care: Clear Practical Advice, Based on a Series of Real Case Studies

1st Edition

Janet Dunphy
September 22, 2011

Janet's skill in this book lies in her ability to combine theory with narrative, and natural science with humanity, to create a text that resonates deeply - bringing to light the message that intellectual knowledge is nothing if not accompanied by sensitive delivery and humanity. Mary Kiely, in the...

The Psychiatry of Palliative Medicine: The Dying Mind

1st Edition

Sandy MacLeod
June 01, 2011

This Second Edition of The Psychiatry of Palliative Medicine remains a practical and pragmatic distillation of the psychiatry relevant to the terminally ill. Revised throughout and greatly expanded by the addition of two entirely new chapters, it reviews the major psychiatric syndromes encountered...