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Published: 22 January 2011

288 Pages | 30 black and white line drawings and 5 black and white halftones

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199550838

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Care of the Dying

A pathway to excellence

Second Edition

Edited by John Ellershaw and Susie Wilkinson

  • Provides guidelines for the care of the dying based on the Liverpool Integrated Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP).
  • Edited by a top palliative care physician and Medical Director of the Marie Curie Centre (John Ellershaw), and a top researcher and nurse (Susie Wilkinson)
  • Provides unique multi-professional guidelines to improve the care of patients during what can be a difficult time, even for the most experienced palliative care professional
  • Updated chapters on symptom control, ethical issues, communication skills, bereavement and spiritual care written by experts in the field which underpin the use of the LCP

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