An excellent companion to those studying palliative care at pre and post-registration levels as well as those new to clinical practice in many disciplines.
A concise text book with good use of case studies to emphasise key points .
excellent fits in well with module may put it on for essential reading
Recommended for students on the care of the child with cancer module. A useful text to introduce pre -reg students to the concept of palliative care
I have found this book to be very useful in supporting Nursing staff with understanding the concepts of end of life care
A great resourse for those working in or studying palliative care. Provides theory and application to practice.
Useful book and students will use it for their wide reading
Very good for a range of modules
The layout of the book is quite good in a way that I can use it in the classroom for students to get more understanding palliative care. It has included case studies, definition, application and discussion. Hence, easy to adopt
An excellent read, that gives a good overview of key palliative ideas in todays society
A good book which considers the wider palliative care issues - not just cancer.
Useful reference book for pre-registration student nurses.
A well written and useful book covering important aspects of palliative care in a concise and understandable manner.
Excellent text that will be adopted as key reading to the students. User friendly in layout and comprehensive content
A good starting point for anyone interested in palliative care. The book provides an introduction into a range of issues, debates and practicalities associated with palliative care.
This gem of a book sets out 50 important concepts of palliative care in an innovative and highly accessible way. It encompasses all aspects of care across the life span including symptom control, end of life care issues, the needs of patients and carers as well as pertinent legal and ethical issues. Contributors, reflecting the aims of the book, include many well known experts in the field of palliative care from nursing, medicine, education, law, ethics and social care.
This is an excellent book as an introduction to palliative care, and provides students with a good foundation for developing their knowledge and understanding of end of life care.
Other books covered topics in greater detail.
This excellent text book meets the needs of year three critical analysis for care module which covers long term illness and palliative care as well as organ donation. This book has been well written and is suitable for pre-registration nurse training.
This book from its title suggests it is a resource textbook for students. As a basic introduction to the key concepts in palliative care it ‘does what it says on the tin’ giving students a place from which to start their own reading and research.
The book uses a simple and effective style throughout based on four headings: Definition, key points, discussion and practical application of the concept. These sections are followed by suggestions for further reading.
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