Hospice Care for Children

Hospice Care for Children

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Children with life-threatening and terminal illnesses- and their families- require a unique kind of care to meet a wide variety of needs. This book, now in its third edition, provides an authoritative source for the many people involved in the care of dying children. Written by leading authorities in pediatrics and palliative medicine, this comprehensive resource emphasizes practical topics and covers the entire range of issues related to the hospice care from psychological stress to pain and symptom management. The text has been fully updated and includes an international perspective chapter and a chapter written by Children's Hospice International with detailed all-inclusive care plans.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 592 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 48.26mm | 975.22g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • numerous tables
  • 0195340701
  • 9780195340709

Review quote

As one of the few such comprehensive books focused on this population, it is an essential addition to the library of all who care for these children and their families. It would be especially useful as a review for those in the field and as a source of information for those entering the field. * Doody's *show more

Table of contents

FOREWORD BY ARCHBISHOP DESMOND MPILO TUTU, ARCHBISHOP OF CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA ANGLICAN CHURCH OF SOUTHERN AFRICA; INTRODUCTION; PART I: ISSUES IN CLINICAL MANAGEMENT; PART II: SUPPORT SYSTEMS; PART III: DIFFERNET CONTEXTS, DIFFERENT LESSONSshow more

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