- Subject index
Do you need a succinct introduction to the key theories and principles of palliative care and their application to practice?
Key Concepts in Palliative Care provides just this in a compact, fifty-concept guide to the field. Taking account of the government's “End of Life Care Strategy”, contributors set out the key issues affecting practice across a range of health and social care contexts.
The book covers topics ranging from dying and death to symptom management and spiritual care, backed up with practical examples. Each entry comprises:
a snapshot definition of the topic; key points; a discussion of the main debates; links to practice through thought-provoking case histories, and; suggestions for further reading.
Key Concepts in Palliative Care is an ideal text and handy source of reference for health and ...