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256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198806677

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Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

A Community Based Approach for Life Limiting Illness

Third Edition

Edited by Mari Lloyd-Williams

  • Covers both psychological and social concerns as experienced by palliative care patients
  • Takes a comprehensive look at current practice and provision of support
  • Includes case histories to enable the reader to relate to everyday clinical problems
  • Features a colour plate section containing patient artwork, developed as a way of exploring distress

New to this Edition:

  • Takes account of recent developments in the field of service provision
  • Expanded to include material on community approaches and the role of volunteers in psychosocial care
  • Covers the issue of dignity and the requirements of the frail elderly
  • Also considers the needs of families supporting terminally ill patients

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