Books in category Medical – Terminal Care

  • Heart Failure

    Heart Failure
    Miriam Johnson, Karen Hogg, James Beattie

    In easily digestible summaries, this book presents practical advice about how and when to integrate a palliative care approach alongside standard heart failure management, how to communicate honestly in the face of uncertainty, the …

  • Last Rights

    Last Rights
    Stephen P. Kiernan

    These are just a few of the incredible findings award-winning journalist Stephen P. Kiernan reveals in Last Rights, an exposé of America's substandard care of people who are dying.

  • Cancer Clinical Pharmacology

    Cancer Clinical Pharmacology
    Jan H. M. Schellens, Howard L. McLeod, David R. Newell

    Since cancer clinical pharmacology is a vast subject this book will be useful for all individuals involved in cancer pharmacology such as nurses, pharmacists, general pharmacologists, and cancer scientists.

  • Drugs in Palliative Care

    Drugs in Palliative Care
    Andrew Dickman

    Providing an overview of pharmacology and prescribing advice, this second edition contains over 160 drug monographs, presented in an A-Z format.

  • Transforming the Culture of Dying

    Transforming the Culture of Dying
    David Clark

    Authored by medical sociologist David Clark, whose research career has focused on mapping, archiving and analyzing the history and development of hospice, palliative care and related end of life issues, this book examines the broad, …

  • Palliative Care for Older People

    Palliative Care for Older People
    Lieve Van Den Block, Gwenda Albers, Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Sandra Martins Pereira, Roeline Pasman, Luc Deliens

    This book demonstrates the added value of palliative care which, although traditionally focused on cancer and the very end of life, can play a role in strengthening and complementing the care of older people.

  • Spiritual Religious and Cultural Aspects of Care

    Spiritual, Religious, and Cultural Aspects of Care
    Betty R. Ferrell

    Spiritual, Religious, and Cultural Aspects of Care is the fifth volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series.

  • Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
    Sriram Yennurajalingam, Eduardo Bruera

    This handbook provides an easily navigable source of information about the day-to-day management of patients requiring palliative and hospice care.

  • Hospice and Palliative Care in Southeast Asia

    Hospice and Palliative Care in Southeast Asia
    Michael Wright, Ednin Hamzah, Temsak Phungrassami, Agnes Bausa-Claudio

    This book provides a thorough evidence-base for palliative care provision in the countries of Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.

  • Compassion

    Compassion
    Philip J. Larkin

    This book is relevant to a multidisciplinary audience of palliative care practitioners, including undergraduate and graduate students in sociology, psychology and theology, and healthcare professionals in oncology and gerontology.

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