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Key Concepts in Palliative Care

Key Concepts in Palliative Care

By: Moyra Baldwin (editor), Jan Woodhouse (editor)Paperback

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Do you need a succinct introduction to the key theories and principles of palliative care and their application to practice? Key Concepts in Palliative Care provides just this in a compact, fifty-concept guide to the field. Taking account of the government's "End of Life Care Strategy", contributors set out the key issues affecting practice across a range of health and social care contexts. The book covers topics ranging from dying and death to symptom management and spiritual care, backed up with practical examples. Each entry comprises: o a snapshot definition of the topic o key points o a discussion of the main debates o links to practice through thought-provoking case histories, and o suggestions for further reading. Key Concepts in Palliative Care is an ideal text and handy source of reference for health and social care professionals who are developing their knowledge and skills in palliative care.


Introduction - Moyra A Baldwin and Jan WoodhouseAgencies: Resources for Adults with a Palliative Care Need in the UK - Helen FruinAttributes of Palliative Caring - Moyra A BaldwinCaring for the Adult: 'A Reversal of Roles' - Virginia C WilliamsCaring for the Carers - Sheila PayneCaring for the Child with Palliative Care Needs - Yvonne FloodCaring for the Older Person - Victoria RidgwayCaring for Young People - Amanda Humphreys and Pat RoseCommunication - Jan WoodhouseConcept of Death - Jill McCarthyCoronial Process - Richard GriffithCultural Issues in Palliative Care - Shirley FirthDeath - Jane QuigleyEnvironment of Care: Palliative Care within the Acute Hospital Care Ward - John CostelloFinance Issues and the Organization of Palliative Care - Peter HartlandFinancial Aspects for Patients and Carers - Jan WoodhouseFunerals - Jan WoodhouseGood Death - Moyra A Baldwin and Jan WoodhouseThe Globalization of Palliative Care - Lynda PrescottHolism - Moyra A Baldwin and Joanne GreenwoodHospice Movement and Evolution of Palliative Care - Moyra A BaldwinInformation Technology - Dion SmythLegal and Ethical Issues in Palliative Care - Barbara BeardLoss, Grief and Bereavement - Jan WoodhouseMarginalized Groups - Elizabeth Mason-WhiteheadMultidisciplinary Teams - Moyra A BaldwinOrgan Donation - Natalie A PattisonOrganizational Management of Palliative Care - Steve KirkPalliative Care and the Person with Cancer - Debbie WyattPalliative Care for the Person with a Learning Disability - Sue ReadPalliative Care and the Person with Mental Ill-Health - Catherine Black and Julie Bailey-McHalePalliative Care and the Person with a Non-Cancer Diagnosis - Andrea DeanPalliative Care Education - Karen Manford-WalleyPatient Choices and Preferences in Palliative Care - Stephanie Neill and Dorothy CarterPolicy Drivers - Mzwandile A MabhalaQuality Assurance and Palliative Care - Jill McCarthyReactions of Patients and Carers - Sue PhillipsRehabilitation in Palliative Care - Claire Jones and Adrian Bunnell Research in Palliative Care - Catherine BlackResources and Information: Looking for Answers - Jan WoodhouseSexuality - Moyra A Baldwin and Jan WoodhouseStigma - Elizabeth Mason-WhiteheadSymptom Management: Complementary and Alternative Medicine/Integrated Health - Joy Parkes and Sue PadmoreSymptom Management: Common Symptoms - Catherine BlackSymptom Management: Difficult/Complex Symptoms - Catherine BlackSymptom Management: Emergencies - Catherine BlackSymptom Management: The Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) - Richard Latten, John Ellershaw and Deborah MurphySpirituality - Reverend Ian M DelingerStress and Palliative Care - Jan WoodhouseTechnology: Equipment Procurement - Sonya Currey, Janice Foster and Virginia C WilliamsValue of Life - Moyra A Baldwin and Joanne Greenwood

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781848608726
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781848608726
  • ISBN10: 1848608721

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