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Adult Palliative Care for Nursing, Health and Social Care
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Adult Palliative Care for Nursing, Health and Social Care

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Adult Nursing | Palliative Care

© 2019 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
In this far-ranging textbook on palliative and end of life care, John Costello and a team of palliative care specialists take a patient-centred approach. Discussing palliative and end of life care across a range of diseases and illnesses, each chapter includes real-life case studies that focus on both the patient experience and the experiences of the family members of service users. Original in its approach to palliative and end of life care, Adult Palliative Care focuses on a range of non-cancer conditions. Thoughtfully balancing theory with practice, and interprofessional in its scope, Adult Palliative Care would benefit any health professional dealing with or working in the field of palliative and end of life care. 
Joan Smith
Chapter 1: The experience of living with cancer
Jo Popple
Chapter 2: Palliative care for people with End Stage Pulmonary Disease
Sharon Grimsdale
Chapter 3: Palliative care for people with End Stage Heart Failure
John Costello
Chapter 4: Palliative care for people with Multiple Sclerosis
Sue Heatley
Chapter 5: Patients with End Stage Renal Failure
Jacqueline Crowther
Chapter 6: Palliative care for people with advanced dementia
Ahamed Ashique & John Costello
Chapter 7: Symptom management: the medical perspective
Anne Golden
Chapter 8: Supporting families and lay caregivers on the palliative care journey
John Costello and Reverend Andrew Bradley
Chapter 9: Grief, bereavement and spirituality
Anne-Marie Rafftery & Carole Farrell
Chapter 10: Ethical dilemmas in palliative care
Carole Farrell
Chapter 11: Hospital palliative care teams
Alison Newey
Chapter 12: End of life care in the community

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John Costello

John has been at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work for 15 years. He is currently the Programme leader for the B.Sc. (Hons), Nursing Practice course, based at Nanyang Polytechnic Singapore.In Singapore, he is also the module leader for the Supportive and Palliative care and the Manchester Leadership programme and the unit lead for the dissertation unit. His research interests focus around the social management of death, dying and bereavement. He is a reviewer for a number of journals including the International Journal of Palliative Nursing. He is interested in developing palliative care across the world and play an... More About Author

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