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Key Concepts in Palliative Care

1st Edition

eISBN-13: 9781446243534

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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.

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ISBNs 9781848608726, 9781848608726, 1848608721, 9781848608726, 9781848608719, 9781848608719, 9781446243534, 9781446248003, 1446243532
Language English
Number of Pages 256
Edition 1st