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In an increasingly secular society chaplaincy is no longer widely accepted as a necessary element of palliative care. A meditative reflection on the role played by hospice chaplains, this book argues that chaplains have a vital part to play in the care of a patient, their family, and those supporting...
By Jane Nicol
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 cultural differences.
Revised edition of When professionals weep, 2006.
Up to date with current policy, this text takes a strong case study approach to help students to tackle anxiety about this difficult aspect of their job. Case studies are followed by reflective questions, to develop reflection and critical thinking.
By Paul Nash
A practical guide to improve care for sick and dying children of different faiths and their families. Drawing on evidence-based research and practice, it discusses multi-faith daily, palliative, end of life and bereavement care in a variety of settings, including hospitals, hospices, schools and at home. The book also contains...
By Helen Walsh
Fundamentals of Palliative Care for Student Nurses is a thorough yet accessible introduction and overview of a key area of the nursing programme. This textbook clearly explains the palliation of symptoms and the social context of death and dying.
Medical futility is a controversial issue not only in its definition but also in its application. This book allows healthcare professionals to see how different countries approach the issue of medical futility and their experiences in dealing with this issue.
The Fifth Edition of High Acuity Nursing delivers essential understanding of complex patients and instructs both students and nurses on how to provide nursing care in varied clinical settings. Broken down into a series of learner-focused modules, High Acuity Nursing takes complex information and presents it in smaller, more accessible...