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Published: 26 February 2015

1248 Pages | 73 illustrations

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780199332342

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

Fourth Edition

Edited by Betty R. Ferrell, Nessa Coyle, and Judith Paice

Oxford Textbooks in Palliative Medicine

  • Addresses the practical aspects of nursing care including symptom assessment, patient teaching, family support, psychosocial aspects of palliation, and spiritual care in relation to a variety of care settings and patient populations.
  • Each chapter includes case examples and a strong evidence base to support the highest quality of care.
  • Highlights the nurse's vital role as part of an integrated palliative care team.

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters on the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care Guidelines, palliative care of veterans, palliative care in rural settings, disaster situations, palliative care in Eastern Europe, and palliative care in the Philippines.

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