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Published: 21 February 2019

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780190669607

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Palliative Care

A Guide for Health Social Workers

Edited by Bridget Sumser, Meagan Leimena, and Terry Altilio

  • Integrates environmental theory with intersectionality using a theoretical framework
  • Uses narrative examples that cover various demographic populations, health care settings, diagnoses, and illness trajectories
  • Features contributing authors representing a range of clinicians, academics, and educators
  • Models documentation to inform clinical work while respecting confidentiality
  • Shares assessment questions that link chapter content to practice and policy
  • Highlights opportunities for health social workers to integrate palliative care into current practice

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