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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

Family-Based Palliative Care by Jane Marie Kirschling Family-Based Palliative Care

Learn to interact with families in ways that promote family functioning when a family member is dying. Family-Based Palliative Care is an insightful book that aims to increase professionals'understanding of the family as client. Authoritative contributors who are experienced in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2018

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine by Nathan (Department of Medical Oncology, Shaare Zedek Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel) Cherny Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine
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Written by an established, comprehensive, multidisciplinary focused, internationally-recognized team, the fifth edition has been fully revised and brought up to date with the inclusion of recent developments in the speciality, to ensure that it retains its reputation as the definitive...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2017

Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care by Keri (Founder and National Clinical Lead, Gold Standards Framework Centre in End of Life Care) Thomas Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care
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ACP is an essential part of end of life care with patients improving their chances of 'a good death' by creating plans with their families and carers. This new edition gives a comprehensive overview of ACP, explores a wide range...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Palliative Care -- Perspectives, Practices & Impact on Quality of Life A Global View: Volume 1 by Michael Silbermann Palliative Care -- Perspectives, Practices & Impact on Quality of Life A Global View: Volume 1


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

Partners in Palliative Care Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life by Mary Beth (Fordham University, West Harrison, New York, USA) Morrissey Partners in Palliative Care Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life
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The Collaborative for Palliative Care ( Collaborative ) is a grassroots consortium of public and private organizations that came together in 2005 for the purposes of studying the increasing need for palliative care and the methods for such care. It...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

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: 23/02/2017

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2017

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

Coming Soon

Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook by Bates D Moses Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook

Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook is the only shirt pocket-sized, quick reference for guiding those difficult conversations with patients and family members who require palliative and hospice care. Practitioners will find helpful ideas as well as guidance on managing difficult to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

ECAT Manual by Jennifer Brush, Carrie Bruce, Margaret P. Calkins, Jon A. Sanford ECAT Manual
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Your starting point is the ECAT Manual - a user's guide, technical manual, and educational resource all in one easy-to-use book. The Manual details how limitations associated with dementia can impact communication, describes step-by-step how to complete the assessments, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

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

Written in an easily accessible outline format, this comprehensive text explores pharmacologic interventions; advance care planning; and the physiology, symptoms, diagnostics, and interventions of various chronic conditions and malignancies. In addition, case studies highlight approaches to the care of individual...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2018

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 provides unique and comprehensive training for psychologists specializing in palliative and end of life care.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care A community based approach for life limiting illness by Mari (Professor and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, University of Liverpool) Lloyd-Williams Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care A community based approach for life limiting illness
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This new edition examines the current provision of psychosocial support, taking into account the community approaches of psychosocial care, the role of volunteers in supporting psychosocial needs, and the needs of the frail elderly. It is essential reading for the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

50 Studies Every Palliative Care Doctor Should Know by David (Assistant Professor of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of General Oncology, The University  Hui 50 Studies Every Palliative Care Doctor Should Know
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Format: Paperback - Released: 14/05/2018

Perspectives on Palliative and End-of-Life Care Disease, Social and Cultural Context by Rebecca S (The University of Alabama, USA.) Allen Perspectives on Palliative and End-of-Life Care Disease, Social and Cultural Context
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Individuals and families face challenges at the end of life that can vary significantly depending on social and cultural contexts, yet more than ever is now known about the needs that cut across the great diversity of experiences in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2018

Other books in this genre

Transitions in Dying and Bereavement A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care by Marney Thompson, Wendy Wainwright Transitions in Dying and Bereavement A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care
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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: 30/10/2016

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

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: 29/09/2016

Palliative and End-of-Life Care, An Issue of Nursing Clinics of North America by James C. Pace, Dorothy Wholihan Palliative and End-of-Life Care, An Issue of Nursing Clinics of North America
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The Guest Editors have secured top experts in the area of palliative care to write current and clinically relevant articles. Articles in this issue are devoted to: Caring for LGBT Populations; Integrating Palliative Care into Primary Care; Pain Management in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2016

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.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2016

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: 22/06/2016

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: 24/05/2016

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: 16/05/2016

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