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Palliative and End of Life Care for Children and Young People

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 200 Nombre de pages
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"Anne's contribution to our understanding of the needs of young people with cancer has been unparalleled and without her extraordinary insights our services would be that much poorer." From the foreword by Simon Davies , CEO Teenage Cancer Trust This topical and timely text provides valuable insights into the choices and experiences of palliative and end of life care for young people with cancer and other life limiting illnesses. With a focus on palliative care provision across a range of different clinical settings, this comprehensive new resource explores care in the home, the hospice and hospital. It looks at how and where families and young people can access palliative care, and what support is offered to attain their preferred place of death. Bereavement support for families is discussed, as well as a discussion of multi-disciplinary work, interagency co-operation and resource issues. This will be essential reading for community children's nurses, specialist palliative care teams, children's hospices, school nurses, social workers and student nurses as well as families. * A comprehensive resource on end of palliative are provision for children and young adults with cancer and other life limiting illnesses * Timely and topical, tying in with the latest Department of Health palliative care strategy 'Better Care: Better Lives' * Written in an accessible style that does not assume either detailed medical or theoretical knowledge * Explores palliative care provision in a range of different clinical settings including the home, hospice, and hospital * Provides valuable insights into the experiences of parents, children and young people



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With a focus on palliative care provision across a range of different clinical settings, Palliative and End of Life Care for Children and Young People is a comprehensive new resource that explores care in the home, the hospice and hospital.

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Participants viii Foreword xii Preface xiii Acknowledgements xv Abbreviations xvi 1 Palliative and End of Life Care for Children and Young Adults 1 2 Home-based Palliative and End of Life Care 15 3 Hospice-based Palliative and End of Life Care 49 4 Hospital-based Palliative and End of Life Care 87 5 Preparation for the End of Life, Bereavement and Emotional Support 117 6 The Implications for Policy and Practice 155 Appendix: Methodology 169 References 175 Index 181

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Palliative and End of Life Care for Children and Young People
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Code EAN: 9780470656143
ISBN: 978-0-470-65614-3
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Wiley
Genre: Médecine
nombre de pages: 200
Poids: 324g
Taille: H241mm x B172mm x T10mm
Année: 2012
Auflage: 2. A.

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