New Themes In Palliative Care

Author: Clark, David
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335196055
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The contributors examine the challenges faced by this multidisciplinary speciality as it seeks to combine high grade pain and symptom control with sensitive psychological, spiritual and social care. Ethical and resourcing aspects are discussed.
New Themes in Palliative Care
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: David Clark, Jo Hockley, Sam Ahmedzai
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-09-16 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

Palliative care is moving through an important period of expansion and development, spreading beyond its original hospice base to encompass care in the community, in hospitals, health centres, clinics and nursing homes. It can now be found in over 70 countries of the world. What challenges does this multidisciplinary speciality
New Themes in Palliative Care
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: David Clark, J. M. Hockley, Sam Ahmedzai
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group

The contributors examine the challenges faced by this multidisciplinary speciality as it seeks to combine high grade pain and symptom control with sensitive psychological, spiritual and social care. Ethical and resourcing aspects are discussed.
EBOOK: Palliative Care in Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Julie Ling, Liam O'Siorain
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-05-16 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

This book describes the history and development of palliative care services in the Republic of Ireland. Written from a multi-professional perspective the book appeals to anyone with an interest in hospice and palliative care in Ireland. In attempting to explore what is different about Irish palliative care, this book delves
Palliative Care Services
Language: en
Pages: 68
Authors: Royal College of Physicians
Categories: Palliative treatment
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Royal College of Physicians

This report reflects the shift in practice from predominantly cancer care to a much broader application of palliative care throughout the specialties.
International Perspectives on Public Health and Palliative Care
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Libby Sallnow, Suresh Kumar, Allan Kellehear
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-03 - Publisher: Routledge

Public health approaches to palliative care have been growing in policy importance and practice acceptance. This innovative volume explores the major concepts, practice examples, and practice guidelines for this new approach. The goal of ‘comprehensive care’ – seamless support for patients as they transition between home based care and inpatient