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Palliative medicine books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Palliative medicine category. Presented with a red border are the Palliative medicine books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Palliative Care - Perspectives, Practices & Impact on Quality of Life A Global View by Palliative Care - Perspectives, Practices & Impact on Quality of Life A Global View


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Extreme Measures Finding a Better Path to the End of Life by Jessica Nutik Zitter Extreme Measures Finding a Better Path to the End of Life


Format: Hardback - Released: 21/02/2017

Palliative Care Psychosocial & Ethical Considerations by Edward Chow Palliative Care Psychosocial & Ethical Considerations


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2017

Integration of Palliative Care in Chronic Conditions An Interdisciplinary Approach by K. Kuebler Integration of Palliative Care in Chronic Conditions An Interdisciplinary Approach

With a steadily growing number of patients in the United States experiencing multiple chronic illnesses, palliative care should be integrated into the management of chronic conditions promoting a comprehensive approach to effective symptom management - boosting physical function and improved...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2017

Living in Death's Shadow Family Experiences of Terminal Care and Irreplaceable Loss by Emily K. Abel Living in Death's Shadow Family Experiences of Terminal Care and Irreplaceable Loss

Living in Death's Shadow is essential reading for everyone seeking to understand what it means to live with someone suffering from a chronic, fatal condition, including cancer, AIDS, Alzheimer's, and heart disease.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2016

To Comfort Always A History of Palliative Medicine Since the Nineteenth Century by David Clark To Comfort Always A History of Palliative Medicine Since the Nineteenth Century

Covers the rise of clinical studies, academic programmes and international collaborations to promote palliative care. It examines the continuing need to provide evidence in support of development and assesses the dilemmas of unequal access to services and pain relieving drugs.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2016

Transitions in Dying and Bereavement A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care by Marney Thompson Transitions in Dying and Bereavement A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care

Preceded by Transitions in dying and bereavement: a psychosocial guide for hospice and palliative care / by Victoria Hospice Society and Moira Cairns, Marney Thompson, Wendy Wainwright. c2003.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2016

A Hospice in Change Applied Social Realist Theory by Martin Lipscomb A Hospice in Change Applied Social Realist Theory

A Hospice in Change: Applied Social Realist Theory reports upon a study into aspects of the ways in which structural and organisational developments, professional cultures and 'bedside' or patient focused clinical practice interact within a single UK institution. While the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/10/2016

Coming Soon

Palliative Psychology Clinical Perspectives on an Emerging Specialty by E. Alessandra (Director of Integrative Medicine and Bereavement, Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care, Metropoli Strada Palliative Psychology Clinical Perspectives on an Emerging Specialty
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Palliative Psychology provides clinical, evidence-based training in palliative and end of life care for clinical psychologists to accomplish specific therapeutic goals. Chapters provide a clear road map for approaching assessment and treatment by reviewing the use of psychotropic medications for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Global Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care by Rebecca  S. (The University of Alabama, USA) Allen Global Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care
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The challenges faced by individuals and families at the end of life are still incredibly diverse, yet more than ever is now known about the needs that cut across the great diversity of experiences in the face of death. A...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Other books in this genre

The Syringe Driver Continuous subcutaneous infusions in palliative care by Andrew (Consultant Pharmacist, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Blackpool, Lancashire, UK) Dickman, Schneider The Syringe Driver Continuous subcutaneous infusions in palliative care
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This book serves as a valuable reference source, providing a comprehensive review of syringe driver use and administration of drugs via CSCI, a safe and effective way of drug administration when other routes are inappropriate.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2016

Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care by Eduardo Bruera Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care

...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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/08/2016

Features and Management of the Pelvic Cancer Pain by Marco Cascella, Arturo Cuomo, Daniela Viscardi Features and Management of the Pelvic Cancer Pain
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This book focuses on the features of pelvic pain in the different cancer diseases, the pain assessment tools, as well as the pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches. Pelvic cancer pain is a common and debilitating symptom, and pain control is a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2016

Awake at the Bedside Contemplative Palliative and End of Life Care by Koshin Paley Ellison, Matt Weingast Awake at the Bedside Contemplative Palliative and End of Life Care
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Format: Paperback - Released: 10/06/2016

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Care by Nessa (PhD, APRN, FAAN, Consultant, Palliative Care and Clinical Ethics in Oncology, New York, New York) Coyle Legal and Ethical Aspects of Care
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Legal and Ethical Aspects of Palliative Care provides an overview of critical communication skills and formal organizational mechanisms, such as ethics committees and interdisciplinary rounds, required for decisions in ethical dilemmas which respect diversity in the views of colleagues, as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2016

Spirituality and Coping with Loss End of Life Healthcare Practice by Wendy Greenstreet Spirituality and Coping with Loss End of Life Healthcare Practice

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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2016

Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care by Sriram (Assistant Professor, Department of Palliative Care & Rehabilitaiton Medicine, The University of Texas  Yennurajalingam Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
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The Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care provides succinct, evidence-based, topically-focused content on the day-to-day management of patients requiring palliative and hospice care. The text is supplemented by extensive tables, algorithms, and clinical pearls.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2016

Palliative Care and Ethics by Timothy E. (Professor, Departments of Medicine, Palliative Care, Medical Humanities, Psychiatry, Behavioral/ Psyschosoci Quill Palliative Care and Ethics
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The practice of palliative care and hospice is filled with overt and sometimes covert ethical challenges. These challenges are addressed by leading international palliative care and hospice scholars under three main domains: care delivery systems; addressing the many dimensions of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2016

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