Participatory Research in Palliative Care discusses participatory research methods within the discipline of palliative care. Providing an overview of the action research methods, it uses exemplars from studies within palliative care, as well as discusses the prominent issues currently faced in this methodology from a global perspective.
Life to be Lived examines the process of adjustment that patients and their families go through when they face the end of life. Personal research and case-based examples provide a candid look at the challenges from dealing with options from symptom and pain control to adjusting to the psychosocial implications of being ill.
Written by internationally known psychiatry and palliative care experts, the Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine addresses the psychological and spiritual challenges faced by patients and their families. This edition is an essential reference for all providers of palliative care.
This book introduces readers to the collaborative processes of a grassroots consortium of 50 public and private health care organizations whose mission is to provide palliative care education to the larger community. It was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care.
As end of life care is extended to more and more people it is increasingly important that people with progressive neurological disease are recognised as having particular issues as their disease progresses.
Equips you to evaluate the available evidence alongside of practice guidelines, so you can provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with serious illness. This book uses a practical, question-and-answer approach to address evidence-based decision making in palliative medicine.
When a person suffers from advanced, progressive illness, palliative care - treatments that improve the physical and psychological quality of life of patients and their families - can be just as important as treatments that aim to slow or prevent disease progression.
Illuminating the Diversity of Cancer and Palliative Care Education examines a myriad of original approaches, techniques, methods, educational strategies and imaginative innovations within this vital field of medicine.