American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Will you be at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2019 in Orlando? The conference takes place 13th - 16th March, which is plenty of time to stop by the Oxford University Press booth and explore these titles and much more - all with a 30% discount.
Now in paperback, the definitive Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, fifth edition, has been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field of extraordinary talent and thoughtfulness.
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Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care (Oxford Textbooks in Palliative Medicine)
Newly available in paperback, the Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care is filled with tips and strategies for effective communication in difficult and challenging scenarios. In focusing on cancer and the end-of-life, it deals with the existential and spiritual challenges found across all of medicine.
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The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing remains the most comprehensive treatise on the art and science of palliative care nursing available. The fifth edition features several new chapters, including advance care planning, organ donation, self-care, global palliative care, and the ethos of palliative nursing.
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The Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care covers all aspects of palliative care in a concise and succinct format suited to busy professionals who need to access key information in their daily care of patients. It continues to be an invaluable resource for all health professionals working with adults, children, and families with palliative care needs.
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David Clark draws on interviews, correspondence, and the publications of Cicely Saunders to tell the remarkable story of how she pursued her goals through her complex personal life, the skepticism of others, and the pervasive influence of her religious faith. When she died in 2005, her legacy was firmly established in the growing field of hospice and palliative care, which had now gained global recognition.
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This book presents key studies that have shaped the practice of palliative medicine. For each study, a concise summary is presented with an emphasis on the results and limitations of the study, and its implications for practice. An illustrative clinical case concludes each review, followed by brief information on other relevant studies. This book is a must-read for health care professionals.
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Perry G. Fine
The Hospice Companion is a guide to the processes of care during the intensive, interpersonal experiences of hospice work. This resource highlights the mission and values of modern-day hospice through the individual and combined efforts of the field's most valuable asset, the hospice professional.
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This fully-updated and expanded new edition takes a comprehensive look at current practice and provision of psychosocial support as applied to a range of palliative care patients. A number of important areas are covered including community approaches of psychosocial care, neonatal palliative care, the provision of psychosocial care to families, and the role of volunteers in supporting palliative care professionals.
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Robert C. Macauley
Clinically nuanced and philosophically rigorous, Ethics in Palliative Care analyzes hot-button subjects like physician assisted death and euthanasia, as well as often overlooked topics such as pediatric palliative care, organ donation, and moral distress. Drawing on real cases yet written in non-technical language, this complete guide will appeal to both medical professionals and lay readers.
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Dying at the Margins: Reflections on Justice and Healing for Inner-City Poor gives voice to the most vulnerable and disempowered population-the urban dying poor- and connects them to the voices of leaders in end-of-life-care.
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This book explores the complex phenomenon that is volunteering in hospice and palliative care in different countries. It considers how and why volunteering is changing and reflects on the influence of culture and organisational contexts, in addition to management approaches, legislative, and political influences, highlighting factors that contribute to the success of volunteering.
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Expanded and fully updated throughout, this new edition gives a comprehensive overview of ACP and explores a wide range of issues and practicalities in providing end of life care. Written by experts from around the world, it takes a comprehensive look at the subject by framing the purpose, process, and outcomes of these plans; and providing an important update on research, policy, and practice.
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A comprehensive, evidence-based book of flashcards for clinicians caring for patients who require hospice and palliative care and supportive care. Written in a clinical scenario/vignette, question and answer format by experts with first-hand experience in the field, the flashcards are highly readable and serve as a source of fast answers to clinical questions in the field.
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Michael J. Balboni
Hostility to Hospitality is one of the first books of its kind to explore hostilities threatening medicine and offer a path forward for the partnership of modern medicine and spirituality. Drawing from interdisciplinary scholarship the authors argue for structural pluralism as the key to changing hostility to hospitality.
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E. Alessandra Strada
Palliative Psychology provides unique and comprehensive training for psychologists specializing in palliative and end of life care. Psychologists will learn how to combine a therapeutic presence with the ability to provide patient- and family-centered, evidence-based assessment and interventions throughout the trajectory of illness. Focus points and numerous real case discussions complement each chapter.
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Source: Oxford University Press