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Hospice and Palliative Care: The Essential Guide
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HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE

PAPERBACK BY CONNOR, STEPHEN R.

£24.99

ISBN
9781138648623
IMPRINT
ROUTLEDGE
 
 
EDITION
3RD REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
304 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
21 JUN 2017

DESCRIPTION

The third edition of Hospice and Palliative Care is the essential guide to the hospice and palliative care movement both within the United States and around the world. Chapters provide mental-health and medical professionals with a comprehensive overview of the hospice practice as well as discussions of challenges and the future direction of the hospice movement. Updates to the new edition include advances in spiritual assessment and care, treatment of prolonged and complicated grief, provision of interdisciplinary palliative care in limited-resource settings, significant discussion of assisted suicide, primary healthcare including oncology, and more. Staff and volunteers new to the field along with experienced care providers and those using hospice and palliative care services will find this essential reading.

CONTENTS

Preface Acknowledgments CHAPTER 1 What Are Hospice and Palliative Care? CHAPTER 2 The Interdisciplinary Team CHAPTER 3 Symptom Management and Physical Care CHAPTER 4 Psychosocial and Spiritual Care CHAPTER 5 Grief and Bereavement CHAPTER 6 Community, Public, & Professional Education CHAPTER 7 Hospice and Palliative Care Leadership CHAPTER 8 Hospice and palliative care in the US health care system CHAPTER 9 How Palliative Care is Unique in the Health Care System CHAPTER 10 How Good Are Hospice and Palliative Care? CHAPTER 11 A Right to Die? CHAPTER 12 Hospice and Palliative Care Around the World CHAPTER 13 The Future of Hospice and Palliative Care References APPENDIX ONE Discussion Questions and Activities by Chapter (updated) APPENDIX TWO Organizational References (updated) Index