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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing 2015

19 December 2022

This groundbreaking text is a key resource for nurses working in palliative care. Edited by renowned nursing experts and written by a dynamic team of world-renowned authorities in nursing and palliative medicine, the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing covers a range of care principles from the initial diagnosis of terminal illness to the end of a patient's life and beyond. The text is clearly developed to emphasise the crucial role of the nurse as a member of the integrated palliative care team. Different care settings are discussed, including hospital, home care and hospice. Chapters focus on the practical aspects of nursing care, including symptom assessment, patient teaching, family support, psychosocial aspects of palliative care and spiritual care.