Palliative / End-of-Life Care Products

  • Psychosocial Interventions in End-of-Life Care

    The Hope for a “Good Death”

    By Peggy Sturman Gordon

    The concept of a "good death" has been hotly debated in medical circles for decades. This volume delves into the possibility and desirability of a "good death" by presenting the psychosocial measures of care as a crucial component, such as religion, existentialism, hope and meaning-making. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Research in Death Studies

  • Freedom to Choose

    How to Make End-of-life Decisions on Your Own Terms

    By Burnell M. Burnell, Dale A. Lund

    "Freedom of Information in a Post 9-11 World" is, to date, the first international scholarly examination of the impact of the terrorist attack on the United States in terms of how it may alter academic and corporate research, as well as the sharing of information generated by that research, by…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • How Do Families Cope With Chronic Illness?

    Edited by Robert E. Cole, David Reiss

    Because chronic disorder is becoming an ordinary feature of family life and development, understanding its impact has become critical. This volume, and the conference proceedings it reports, represents a major effort to examine the family's response to chronic physical or psychopathological illness…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Advances in Family Research Series

  • Managing Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa

    A Clinician's Guide

    Edited by Stephen Touyz, Daniel Le Grange, Hubert Lacey, Phillipa Hay

    Based on the only evidence-based randomized controlled trial yet undertaken in patients with severe and enduing anorexia nervosa, Managing Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa uses the results of that trial to present a new paradigm for treatment. Moreover, this informative new text assembles…

    Paperback – 2016-03-22
    Routledge

  • Palliative Care Within Mental Health

    By David Cooper, Jo Cooper

    This thought provoking and highly practical book is not just about caring for the dying within mental health, but also applying the quality care and practice of palliative care within mental health practice. Multidisciplinary in its approach, it focuses on intervention, treatment, care and practice…

    Paperback – 2014-08-28
    CRC Press

  • Partners in Palliative Care

    Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life

    Edited by Mary Beth Morrissey, Bruce Jennings

    The Collaborative for Palliative Care ("Collaborative") is a grassroots consortium of public and private organizations that came together in 2005 for the purposes of studying the increasing need for palliative care and the methods for such care. It has grown from a small fledgling group to a…

    Hardback – 2012-08-09
    Routledge

  • Hospice and Palliative Care

    The Essential Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen R. Connor

    In the past 35 years, the hospice movement has undergone major changes and has grown enormously. Palliative care is of growing importance to society as our culture struggles with how to provide compassionate end-of-life care to a growing segment of the population. This book provides professionals…

    Paperback – 2009-04-02
    Routledge

  • Communication as Comfort

    Multiple Voices in Palliative Care

    By Sandra L. Ragan, Elaine M. Wittenberg-Lyles, Joy Goldsmith, Sandra Sanchez Reilly

    This exceptional work explores the complexities of communication at one of the most critical stages of the life experience--during advanced, serious illness and at the end of life. Challenging the predominantly biomedical model that informs much communication between seriously ill and/or dying…

    Paperback – 2008-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Communicating at the End of Life

    Finding Magic in the Mundane

    By Elissa Foster

    This enlightening volume provides first-hand perspectives and ethnographic research on communication at the end of life, a topic that has gone largely understudied in communication literature. Author Elissa Foster’s own experiences as a volunteer hospice caregiver form the basis of the book.…

    Paperback – 2006-10-19
    Routledge
    LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

  • All Kinds of Love

    Experiencing Hospice

    By Carolyn Jaffe, Carol H Erhlich

    Presents a view of hospice care through the eyes of a long-term hospice nurse. This title includes stories which are accompanied by discussion of end-of-life issues that arise among the families hospice nurse has served. It is useful for health care and social worker and layperson alike.…

    Paperback – 1997-06-15
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

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