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Evidence-Based Palliative Care : Across the Lifespan - H. H. Abu-Saad

Evidence-Based Palliative Care

Across the Lifespan

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Published: 8th May 2001
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This book describes the current state of the art in the field of palliative care in children and adults. Special emphasis is placed on addressing the efficacy and effectiveness of palliative care models, pain and symptom management, and on measuring quality of life. In addition the book evaluates current research methods in palliative care and suggests suitable alternatives. Finally the book bridges the gap between science and practice by providing the reader with the current evidence and how it can be applied in the practice setting.

"Researchers in palliative care will find this book unique be theynurses or doctors. The book is easy to read and it is extremelyhelpful...invaluable to those working in palliative care, includingpractitioners, researchers and those studying for diplomas ordegrees."

International Journal of Palliative Nursing

Introduction; Developments in palliative care; Models of palliative care; Evaluation of palliative care; Evaluation of palliative care services; views of home carers and health professionals; Pain and symptom management; Quality of life in palliative care; Evaluation of palliative care services; problems, pitfalls and recommendations.

ISBN: 9780632058181
ISBN-10: 0632058188
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 172
Published: 8th May 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.44 x 17.32  x 0.86
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1