Palliative Nursing



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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...

$38.00




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

Thomas, Keri (Founder and National Clinical Lead,
Advance Care Planning (ACP) is an essential part of end of life care in the UK and most developed countries. It enables more people to live well and die as they would choose, and has significant implications for the individual person, their family and carers, and our wider society. In the context of an ageing population and increasing possibilities for medical interventions, ACP is a particularly important aspect of quality care. Expanded and...


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Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

Dahlin, Constance
Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing is the first text devoted to advanced practice nursing care of the seriously ill and dying. This comprehensive work addresses all aspects of palliative care including physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs. Chapters include: symptoms common in serious illness, pediatric palliative care, spiritual and existential issues, issues around the role and function of the advanced practice nurse (APN),...

$235.00




Attending to the Fact: Staying with Dying

Attending to the Fact: Staying with Dying

Elfick, Hilary
This inspirational collection of poetry explores one of the most difficult and painful subjects to make sense of in writing - what it is like to care for the dying and the dead. Drawing on the authors' own work in hospices, these poems take the reader on a journey that explores the experience of either supporting, or being, someone going through the physical changes and complex emotions that accompany ill-health and death. The poems themselves...

$30.00




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




Care of the Dying and Deceased Patient: A Practical Guide for Nurses

Care of the Dying and Deceased Patient: A Practical Guide for Nurses

Philip Jevon
This is a practical, accessible guide for nurses on the management and care of the dying and deceased patient. It outlines the practicalities and legal issues associated with death, the principles of caring for a patient who is dying, and the principles of dealing with death, both expected and unexpected. Care of the Dying & Deceased Patient explores all the practical issues surrounding death, including symptom control, resuscitation, organ...

$70.00




Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Margaret L. Campbell
Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care uses a case-based approach to provide students and practitioners with an important learning tool to improve critical thinking skills and encourage discussion toward improving experiences for patients and their families. The book is organized into three sections covering subjects related to communication, symptom management, and family care. Each case is presented in a consistent, logical format for...

$90.00




Clinical Pocket Guide to Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

Clinical Pocket Guide to Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

Dahlin, Constance
The Clinical Pocket Guide to Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing is a companion guide to Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing, the first text devoted to advanced practice nursing care of the seriously ill and dying. Each chapter of this pocket guide presents point-of-care guidance on palliative care issues for quick reference in daily practice. Edited by leaders in the field, this handbook provides consistency in the nursing process from...

$60.00




Communicating with Dying People and Their Relatives

Communicating with Dying People and Their Relatives

Jean Lugton
This book is primarily directed to nurses but the author whose expertise and experience has been in educating and training health visitors from many backgrounds means that her information will have an equally important message to anyone involved in the ca

$55.00





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