Books in category Medical – Terminal Care

  • 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.

  • So Far Away

    So Far Away
    Christine W. Hartmann

    So Far Away gives us an intimate view of a person interacting with and reacting to her parents at the ends of their lives.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hospice Ethics

    Hospice Ethics
    Timothy W. Kirk, Bruce Jennings

    This book is the first comprehensive collection devoted to analyzing distinctive ethical issues arising in the delivery of hospice care and designed to promote best ethical practices for hospice care professionals and organizations.

  • Hospice Care for Children

    Hospice Care for Children
    Ann Armstrong-Dailey, Sarah F. Zarbock

    This book, the first edition of which won the 1993 Pediatric Nursing Book of the Year Award, provides an authoritative source for the many people involved in caring for dying children.

  • Hospice Voices

    Hospice Voices
    Eric Lindner

    As a part-time hospice volunteer, Eric Lindner provides “companion care” to dying strangers.

  • Palliative and End of Life Care in Nursing

    Palliative and End of Life Care in Nursing
    Jane Nicol, Brian Nyatanga

    This book is specifically designed to equip nursing students and non-specialists with essential knowledge in relation to the care and management of people nearing the end of life, covering complex issues such as handling bereavement and …

  • 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.

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