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A Practical Guide to Palliative Care in Paediatrics

Paediatric Palliative Care for Health Professionals

by No-surname Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service – Paediatric Palliative Care Service

This ebook is a practical guide to all of the issues relating to the care of a child or young person with a life limiting condition. It aims to empower clinicians to care for children at home or as close to home as possible. It is a national ...

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Assisted Living Administration

The Knowledge Base, Second Edition

by James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP

<p>Assisted living, the fastest growing residential option, burst upon the American landscape in the late 1980ís. These facilities serve persons who no longer are able to live independently and need help with the activities of daily living, but ...

ISBN: 9780826115089

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Compassionate Communities

Case Studies from Britain and Europe

by Klaus Wegleitner, Katharina Heimerl & Allan Kellehear

<p>Compassionate communities are communities that provide assistance for those in need of end of life care, separate from any official heath service provision that may already be available within the community. This idea was developed in 2005 in

ISBN: 9781317565062

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CONVERSATIONS ABOUT DEATH

A Practical Guide to Talking about End-of-Life Care and Dying

by Sally Cant

<p>Conversations About Death is the result Sally Cant’s twenty years in the death and dying industry. It contains a wealth of information that will make you feel more relaxed, open and comforted by talking about death and dying.  Conversations ...

ISBN: 9780992314200

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Coping With Breast and Colon Cancers

by Brenda Winters

ISBN: 1230001014075

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DEATH BY JOY

An Escorted Journey

by j. m. cribb

<p><strong>The true story of one woman’s choice to find joy in dying, and her unforgettable discoveries along the way.</strong></p> <p><em>DEATH BY JOY: An Escorted Journey</em> is the companion book to James Cribb’s profoundly moving ...

ISBN: 9780995209213

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Embracing Our Mortality

Hard Choices in an Age of Medical Miracles

by Lawrence Schneiderman

<p>While surveys show that most of us would prefer to die at home, 80% of us will die in a health care facility, many hooked up to machines and faced with tough decisions. When you, a family member, or a friend are in this situation, what should

ISBN: 9780190450793

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Geriatric Palliative Care

by Suzanne Goldhirsch

<p>The growing geriatric population in the United States has created an increasing need for palliative medicine services across the range of medical and surgical specialties. Yet, palliative medicine lacks the resources to carry such a workload ...

ISBN: 9780199389575

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Good Practices in Palliative Care

A Psychosocial Perspective

by David Oliviere & Rosalind Hargreaves

<p>A team of two practitioners in psychosocial palliative care and an academic have drawn together the work of twenty-eight highly experienced practitioners. Good Practices in Palliative Care : a psychosocial perspective provides detailed ...

ISBN: 9781351932592

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Graceful Exit

How to Advocate Effectively, Take Care of Yourself, and Be Present for the Death of a Loved One

by Gustavo Ferrer, M.D.

<p>When we are thrust into the role of caregiver for a loved one who is in the process of dying, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Yet it’s a situation millions of us face every year with virtually no sort of preparation or guidance. With ...

ISBN: 9781683640455

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Hold On, Let Go

Facing ALS with courage and hope

by Nadine Sands & Michael Sands

<p>This “stay positive in difficult times” story is about a man with ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) and his wife who writes about their inspiring journey in her blog called ALS With Courage.<br /> In Hold On, Let Go, Nadine Sands ...

ISBN: 9780995334618

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Hospice

The Serene Warmth of Wisdom

by Cindy Marks

<p>Cindy Marks is a hospice nurse who has unfortunately witnessed heartbreaking fear and desperation in her patients and family members as they attempt to come to grips with death. In her guide to facing death peacefully, Marks reveals what she ...

ISBN: 9781489712387

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Hospice Stories from the Heart

by Wayne I. Norman

<p>Hospice is a great blessing to many people; the patient, the family of the patient, the nurses, the aides, the doctors, the chaplains, the social workers, the office staffs, and the marketers or educators. We are here to help the family move ...

ISBN: 9780692164440

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Palliative Care

A Patient-Centered Approach

by Geoff Mitchell

<p>Series Editors: Moira Stewart, Judith Belle Brown and Thomas R Freeman As the population in western cultures ages, more people suffer chronic, ultimately life-limiting diseases and medical professionals need to be equipped to cope with the ...

ISBN: 9781315358574

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Palliative Care Nursing

A Guide to Practice

by O’Connor Margaret & Aranda Sanchia

<p>Written by experienced authorities from around the world giving a wider international perspective on palliative nursing, this substantially expanded new edition has been specifically adapted to reflect working practices within the NHS. All ...

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Palliative Care Nursing of Children and Young People

by Pfund, Rita

"Children's palliative care is an evolving specialty and as such our knowledge base cannot remain static. This book constantly challenges the reader to critically analyze their own practices and beliefs within an evidence-based framework and as ...

ISBN: 9781498799959

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Palliative Care Perspectives

by James L. Hallenbeck

<p>Drawing from his extensive clinical experience and many years of teaching, Dr. Hallenbeck has written a guide to palliative care for clinicians. Topics addressed range from an overview of death and dying to specific approaches to symptom ...

ISBN: 9780199883165

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Palliative Care Within Mental Health

Care and Practice

by David Cooper & Jo Cooper

<p>This thought provoking and highly practical book is not just about caring for the dying within mental health, but also applying the quality care and practice of palliative care within mental health practice. Multidisciplinary in its approach,

ISBN: 9781351348539

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Palliative Care: A Patient-Centered Approach

by Mitchell, Geoff

Series Editors: Moira Stewart, Judith Belle Brown and Thomas R Freeman As the population in western cultures ages, more people suffer chronic, ultimately life-limiting diseases and medical professionals need to be equipped to cope with the ever

ISBN: 9781138030275

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Palliative Medicine, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And End of Life

by Kenneth Kee

<p>Palliative means relieving pain or symptoms without dealing with the cause of the disorder.<br/>Palliative medicine is such a large and important treatment that it is impossible to deal with every aspect of it.<br/>This is only a simple guide

ISBN: 9781370182275

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