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Palliative Care

1st Edition

By Heather Campbell


80 pages

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Paperback: 9780273760627
pub: 2012-05-31
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This easy-to-use guide provides a quick reference to the principles of palliative and end-of-life care for adults, to help you enable your patients to not only die peacefully but also live until they die.

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Table of Contents

What is palliative care?

The patient journey

Role of the nurse

Communication in palliative care

Holistic assessment

Symptom management in palliative and end of life care

Pain management

Nausea and vomiting




Care at end of life

Symptoms at end of life

A good death

Care in the last few weeks and days

Supporting family and carers

Looking after self

About the Series

Nursing and Health Survival Guides

These handy pocket-sized books equip the nursing and healthcare student with all the essential information and tips they need whilst studying and on placement. Concise and ideal for quick reference, they cover key areas from clinical skills, through drugs in use and infection control, to health promotion and palliative care.

Offering quick and easy access to selected survival guides, the Nursing and Health Survival Guide app is now available for your smartphone or tablet!

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nursing / General