Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 October 2013

176 Pages


ISBN: 9780199685011

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IAHPC's Book of the Month, November 2014

Life to be lived

Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

  • An accessible and candid study of human experience in major illnesses and end-of-life care evidenced and illustrated by real life case stories
  • Provides a clear description of the reality of illness and caring, highlights the challenges and choices involved, and encourages therapeutic practice
  • Written by specialists who work in palliative care settings and bereavement counselling, it is a masterful integration of the psychological, social, and spiritual, offering an understanding of these crucial facets of the holistic approach to working with people in end of life care

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