Palliative Medicine



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A Good Life to the End: Taking Control of Our Inevitable Journey Through Ageing and Death

A Good Life to the End: Taking Control of Our Inevitable Journey Through Ageing and Death

Hillman, Ken
A huge majority of people at the end of their lives want to die at home, but only a small number manage to do this. This vital book asks why. Many of us have experienced an elderly loved one coming to the end of their life in a hospital - over-treated, infantilised and, worst of all, facing a death without dignity. Families are being herded into making decisions that are not to the benefit of the patient. Professor Ken Hillman has worked in...

$35.00




A Practical guide to End of Life Care

A Practical guide to End of Life Care

Sadler, Clair
Are you involved in caring for people at the end of their life? Do you have a role in supporting the families of those who are dying, or is this an area of your work you find personally difficult? This book is an accessible guide for all those working in health or social care and caring for people at the end of their lives. This will include people in roles such as healthcare assistant, hospice worker, volunteer, nurse or other carers. Written...

$65.00




Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Keri Thomas
Advance Care Planning is an essential part of the new NHS National Programme on End of Life Care, aiming to improve the chances of 'a good death' by discussing and planning how this might be managed. This book helps readers explore a wide range of issues and practicalities in providing Advance Care Planning (ACP) for their patients nearing the end of life. Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care takes a comprehensive look at the subject of...

$80.00




Artificial Nutrition and Hydra

Artificial Nutrition and Hydra

PARTRIDGE RICHARD, CAMPBELL CO

$100.00




Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Palliative and End of Life Care

Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Palliative and End of Life Care

Ellison, Koshin Paley
This book isn't about dying. It's about life and what life has to teach us. It's about caring and what giving care really means. In Awake at the Bedside , pioneers of palliative and end-of-life care as well as doctors, chaplains, caregivers and even poets offer wisdom that will challenge, uplift, comfort--and change the way we think about death. Equal parts instruction manual and spiritual testimony, it includes specific instructions and...

$40.00




Being Mindful, Easing Suffering: Reflections on Palliative Care

Being Mindful, Easing Suffering: Reflections on Palliative Care

Christopher Johns
Written by an experienced palliative care nurse, trainer, and complementary therapist, Being Mindful, Easing Suffering is an essential resource for professionals working with the seriously ill and the dying. Chris Johns describes how he has combined traditional medical, and more reflective models in his palliative practice, enabling him to work mindfully to alleviate physical and non-physical pain and suffering throughout the health-illness...

$60.00




Cancer Pain Relief and Palliative Care in Children

Cancer Pain Relief and Palliative Care in Children

World Health Organization
A guide to the relief of pain and other symptoms in children suffering from cancer. It aims to ensure that paediatric oncologists and other health professionals have the information and arguments they need to relieve pain, improve quality of life, and reduce the distress of patients and their families. The book opens with facts and figures indicating the global magnitude of problems related to childhood cancer and the large percentage of...

$40.00




Care of the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

Care of the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

John Ellershaw
Even for the most experienced healthcare professional, managing the last few days of life can be difficult. This unique book provides guidelines for the care of the dying based on the Liverpool Integrated Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP). Developed at a hospice, the information can be disseminated and adapted to fit different settings such as hospitals and nursing homes. The LCP is a multiprofessional document that incorporates...

$80.00




Caregiver Stress and Staff Support in Illness, Dying and Bereavement

Caregiver Stress and Staff Support in Illness, Dying and Bereavement

Renzenbrink, Irene
The need for renewal and support for those who care for seriously ill, dying, and bereaved people has been acknowledged from the very beginning of the hospice and palliative care movement. While often referring to the rewards and satisfactions of the work, Dame Cicely Saunders was the -first to acknowledge that helping encounters with dying patients and distressed relatives could be a source of anguish and grief for dedicated and compassionate...

$85.00




Caring for the Dying at Home: Companions on the Journey

Caring for the Dying at Home: Companions on the Journey

Keri Thomas
There is one thing we know that we all have in common; that one day we will die. For most of us, given a choice, we would prefer to remain at home. Aiming to strengthen the role, confidence, systems and skills of primary health care teams (PHCTs) for the delivery of palliative care and patient support, this is a comprehensive resource book to support and enable primary care professionals to make improvements in the care provided for their...

$75.00





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