Psychosocial Palliative Care: Good Practice in the Care of the Dying and Bereaved

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Nelson Thornes, 1997 - Medical - 156 pages
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Written by a Macmillan lecturer, this comprehansive handbook demonstrates the application of theory to good practice, offering practical guidance to anyone involved with the care of dying people and their families.
 

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Contents

The basis of palliative care
5
The cultural and spiritual context of death and bereavement
17
Social and health care policy and the development
35
The individual facing death
53
Carers and families the time before death
71
Bereavement
90
Working in palliative care
108
Living with dying 126
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Sheldon is affiliated with the University of Southampton, UK.

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