Palliative Care Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for nursing students, health and social care practitioners, and all those involved in palliative care delivery, both in the clinical and home setting. Written by an expert team of academics, nurses, educators and researchers it provides a concise and easy-to-read overview of all the concepts and clinical decision-making skills necessary for the provision of good-quality palliative and end-of-life care.
Divided into six sections, the book includes coverage of all key clinical applications, principles of symptom management, palliative care approaches for a range of conditions and patient groups, exploration of the roles of the multi-professional team, as well as ethical challenges.
- Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout
- Provides information on delivery of care in a range of settings
- Broad coverage makes it ideal reading for anyone involved in palliative care delivery
- User-friendly and accessible resource for those working in both specialist and non-specialist adult settings
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